Psychology of Individual Difference&Diversity

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Psychology of Individual Difference&Diversity

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    The purpose of this module is to assist students to identify individual differences across educational settings from preschool to adult, further and continuing education in order to promote inclusionary educational practice. Students will develop the ability to identify individual needs and develop a critical understanding of the impact of those needs on individual development within an educational context.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Identify individual needs within an educational context across Social, Emotional and Cognitive domains.
    2. Examine the relationship between cognitive, social and emotional difficulties on academic attainment.
    3. Distinguish the differences between formal and informal educational assessment
    4. Develop individual programmes to promote inclusionary practices within a range of educational settings
    5. Examine the psychological impact of individual difference and diversity on educational practices

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.