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Psychological approaches and their application Report 750 words (± 10%) Part 2 of 2

Assignment Brief

Access to HE Diploma TitleSocial Science
Unit Code(s)Unit TitleLevelCredit Value
QU018292Introduction to Psychology33
Assignment TitlePsychological approaches and their application   Report 750 words (± 10%) Part 2 of 2
Tasks
  Write a report using this structure to assist you. You are free to use your own headings but the report should follow conventional formatting.  
Introduction The major approaches in psychology (AC 2.1)The Biological Approach.  (AC 2.2)Analysis of a TOPIC OF INTEREST from two other viewpoints (AC 2.3)Conclusion   You are required to produce a 750-word (± 10%) report that demonstrates your understanding of the approaches in psychology and their application.   Ensure that you reference your sources using the recommended format and style. A reference list should be submitted with your report.   Please state your word count.  
Please submit your report, reference list, and a signed (electronic signature is acceptable) e-copy of the assignment brief via email to the assessing tutor by 11.59pm on the submission deadline date.      
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Learner Declaration:  I declare that all the work submitted for this unit is my own, and that where I have drawn on the work of others, I have referenced this in accordance with the College Policy.
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Assessment Information

Access to HE Diploma TitleSocial Science
Assignment TitlePsychological approaches and their application   Report 750 words. Part 2 of 2
Assessment Criteria
2.1Outline the range of approaches and perspectives in psychology.
2.2Critically discuss one approach in psychology, describing the main features of this perspective.
2.3Analyse a topic of interest to psychologists from two different viewpoints.
Grade Descriptors –
This assignment is graded using elements from the grade descriptors below
If you achieve all assessment criteria listed above at Level 3, you will be awarded a Pass. To gain a Merit or Distinction, your work must match the performance described in the following grade descriptors.
Grade DescriptorTo achieve a Merit:To achieve a Distinction:
GD2 Application of KnowledgeThe learner’s work: Makes use of relevant perspectives with very good levels of analysis.The learner’s work: Makes use of relevant perspectives with  c) excellent levels of analysis.
GD7 QualityThe learner’s work: is structured in a way that is generally logical and fluent  The learner’s work: is structured in a way that is consistently logical and fluent  
Additional Guidance
To achieve a Merit:To achieve a Distinction:
To achieve GD2 at Merit you should generally make use of psychological perspectives. Application of your knowledge may be evidenced through the examples you provide in your discussion and analysis. To achieve GD7 at Merit, the essay should be generally be well communicated with generally good structure with minimal spelling, punctuation and grammar errors. It should be generally well referenced, using the recommended style of referencing. You should pay attention to the word count (+/- 10%).  To achieve GD2 at Distinction you should consistently make use of psychological perspectives. Application of your knowledge will be evidenced through the examples you provide in your discussion and analysis. To achieve GD7 at Distinction the essay should be consistently well communicated with generally good structure with minimal spelling, punctuation and grammar errors. It should be consistently well referenced, adhering to the recommended style of referencing. You should adhere closely to the word count (+/- 10%).

Assignment Feedback and Grading

Access to HE Diploma TitleSocial Science
Assignment Title  Psychological approaches and their application Report 750 words (± 10%)
Unit Code(s)Unit TitleLevelCredit Value
QU018292Introduction to Psychology33
Date Handed Out:Submission Deadline:Tutor/Assessor:
Internally Moderated:Yes ☐     No ☐Moderation Date: 
Submission Feedback (referring to Assessment Criteria achievement):
Guidance
Where all ACs are NOT met: 
In this situation, provide only feedback which identifies which ACs are incomplete and what the student must produce in order to address the missing AC evidence.  Do not make any summative comment, suggest any corrections or provide developmental feedback at this stage. Where all ACs are met: 
Ensure that annotation appears on the student’s work to show IV/EV where this evidence is found
. Confirm achievement of all ACs in the boxes below.
Assessment Criteria Achieved
LOsACs CoveredAchievedResubmittedReferral
LO2AC 2.1   
LO2AC 2.2   
LO2AC 2.3   
Comments
   
Resubmission Feedback (where appropriate)
Guidance:
Complete this section to evidence that the ACs which were missing from above have now been completed.  Ensure that BOTH original and resubmission work is included on the portfolio as evidence.    
Resubmission Comments
 
Referral Feedback (where appropriate)
Guidance:
Follow the formal referral process with the approval of the Centre Moderator.  Complete this section to evidence that the ACs which were incomplete, as detailed above, have now been completed.  Ensure that all original, resubmission & referral work is included on the portfolio as evidence.  IV this assignment to confirm that the student has met all the ACs.  Pass grade only for referred work.
Referral Comments
 
Guidance:
Complete this section to evidence how the element from the GD has been met. Ensure that ‘very good’ and ‘excellent’ correspond to the actual work quality and match the appropriate grade descriptor.
Grade DescriptorGrade AwardedComment
GD2 – Application of Knowledge perspectivesanalysis  
GD7 – Quality logicalfluent  


Learner Feedback

Reflect on your academic progress. Critical reflection is a well-established means by which all students, at all levels of study, are encouraged to think about their own progress and development, acknowledging where progress has been made and identifying areas for further improvement and development.

How would you score your approach to this assignment?
1– Significant Strength     2 – Strength     3 – Competent     4– Development Needed 5 -Significant Development Needed Time set aside for study                               j k l m n Organisation of your research           j k l m n Satisfaction with the submission j k l m n Meeting the hand in deadline j k l m n
What gaps did you identify in your knowledge in completing this assignment? What did you do about this?
 
Which skills did you find most challenging?  What could you do to improve these skills?
 
What would you do differently next time?
 
What would you change in this assignment to make it clearer for you to complete successfully?
 
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