BTEC Level 3 Health and Social Care Unit 11 Psychological Perspective A1 spec content resources

A 32 page Word document booklet you can alter and adapt to suit your own teaching style. There are spaces for students notes which accompany FOURTEEN interactive PowerPoints, some with embedded video’s to aid understanding and guidance for activities to apply theory to practice case studies. Every aspect of the BTEC Level 3 Unit 11 Psychological Perspective A1 spec content has been covered, in detail, so students will have a hard coy of organised notes to refer to when they type up their Assignment 1. This is resource package will seriously save you a lot of time!

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Resources cover A1. Principal psychological perspectives as applied to the understanding of development and behaviour

• Behaviourist: role of reinforcement, conditioning, e.g. Pavlov (PowerPoint) and/or Skinner (PowerPoint)

• Social learning: effects of other individuals, groups, culture and society on behaviour of individuals, self-fulfilling prophecy, (PowerPoint) role theory, e.g. Bandura. (PowerPoint)

• Psychodynamic: importance of the unconscious mind, importance of early experiences, e.g. Freud. (PowerPoint)

• Humanistic: Maslow’s hierarchy of needs, self-actualisation, self-concept, self-esteem, e.g. Rogers. (2 X PowerPoints)

• Cognitive: information processing, e.g. Piaget (PowerPoint and youtube clips)
• Biological: maturational theory (PowerPoint), importance of genetic influences on behaviour (PowerPoint), influence of nervous and endocrine systems on behaviour (PowerPoint), e.g. Gesell.

• Theories of human development: nature versus nurture, continuity versus discontinuity, nomothetic versus idiographic. (PowerPoint)

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  • A1.-Skinner.pptx
  • A1.-Skinner-applied-case-study-A.M1-and-AB.D1.pptx
  • A1.-Pavlov.pptx
  • A1.Behaviouralist-progress-test.docx
  • A1.-Bandura-role-modelling.pptx
  • A1.-Social-Learning-self-fulfiling-prophecy.pptx
  • A1.-SLT-and-Psychodynamic-applied.docx
  • A1.-Psychodynamic-perspectives.pptx
  • A1.-Humanistic-overview.pptx
  • A1.-Humanistic-Maslows.pptx
  • A1.-Humanistic-Differences.concept-and-self.pdf
  • A1.-Cognitive-overview.pptx
  • A1.-Piaget-overview.pptx
  • A1.-Piaget-comprehension-and-evaluation-AB.D1.doc
  • A1.-Biological-Maturation-Gesell.pptx
  • A1.-The-Biological-Perspective-genetics.pptx
  • A1.-Angelina-Jolie-activity.docx
  • A1.-Biological-Nervous-Endocrine.pptx
  • A1.-Approaches-overview-table.docx
  • A1.-Nature-versus-nurture.pptx
  • Must-Do-s-and-Referencing.docx
  • Assignment-1-LAA-content-planning.docx
  • U11-Case-studies.docx
  • U11-Learning-AIm-A1-Booklet.docx

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