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Achievement objective 7-2: Methodologies

Students will gain knowledge, skills, and experience to:

  • inquire to gain a better understanding of an event/condition/behaviour
  • conduct their own psychological research.

Possible contexts

Possible contexts include the following:

  • Is personality associated with measurable physical characteristics?
  • What factors influence whether people will conform to group behaviour?   

Assessment for qualifications

Learning in relation to this objective can be assessed using psychology achievement standards or relevant achievement standards from other subjects or learning areas. The standards selected should connect with a holistic learning programme that meets the needs of your students. Possible standards include:

  • 91846 Psychology – Conduct psychological research with guidance.

Please ensure that you are using the correct version of the standards by going to the NZQA website.

Last updated November 16, 2017