African Perspectives in Psychology
Nelson Mandela University
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Area of Study
African Studies, Psychology
Taught In English
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Host University Units6
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits0
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
The purpose of this module is to introduce the learners to the many meanings of the concept African and the nature of an African perspective in Psychology.
Demonstrate an understanding of and tolerance for the concepts African and African Perspectives in psychology.Discuss critically the concept of self from an African and Western perspective.Demonstrate an understanding of contributions of African perspectives to psychology as a science Understand how psychologists can contribute and intervene in psychological problems affecting people who reside on the African continent.Understand how transitional phases contribute to the self-concept and self-image of individuals.
Understanding the complexity of the concept African.Exploring different African perspectives in Psychology.Contribution of Africans to Psychological processes involved in the phases and events.