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Achievement objective 8-1: Approaches

Students will gain knowledge, skills, and experience to:

  • analyse the interaction of different psychological approaches in context.

Possible contexts

Possible contexts include the following:

  • How did I get to be so smart?
  • How does the media impact on behaviour?
  • How do we know other people influence our 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:

  • Psychology – 3.1 Analyse the interaction between psychological approaches
  • Psychology – 3.2 Analyse the significance of a key piece of research and its impact on society

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

Last updated November 21, 2017