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Syllabus Psychology Senior Secondary NIOS

Syllabus in English Medium

 

Course Structure of Psychology

 

DISTRIBUTION OF MARKS

Module

Marks

Foundations of behaviour – I

18

Foundations of behaviour – II

18

Human Development

18

Personally

18

Group Process

18

Work & Stress

10

Total

100

 

Book 1(Core Module)

 

Module and Lessons

 

Module I: Foundations of Psychology

 

1.                Psychology: Understanding Self and Others

2.                How Psychologists Study?

3.                Biological and Cultural Shaping of Mind and Behaviour

4.                Becoming Aware of the World Around Us

5.                Attention and Perception

 

Module II: Key Psychological Processes

 

1.                Learning Process and Acquiring

2.                Remembering and Forgetting

3.                Going Beyond the Reality: Thinking and Reasoning

4.                Motivation

5.                Emotions

 

Module III: Developmental Processes

 

1.                Development: Its Nature

2.                Domains of Development

3.                Adolescence

4.                Adulthood and Aging

5.                Understanding Individual Differences: The case of Intelligence

 

Module IV: Self and Personality

 

1.                What is Self?

2.                Self and Psychological Processes

3.                Personality Theories

4.                Personality Assessment

5.                Psychological Disorder

 

Module V: Social and Applied Psychology

 

1.                Group Processes

2.                Person Perception and Interpersonal Attraction

3.                Man Environment Interaction

4.                Psychotherapy

5.                Health Psychology

 

Book 3 (Optional module)

 

Module and Lessons

 

Module VI: Optional Module

 

1.                World of Work

a.        Education and work

b.        Career Development

c.        Vocational Choice and Vocational Adjustment

d.        Stress and Your Health

e.        Stress management and Well-Being

2.                Facilitating Early Childhood Education

 .         Developmental Patterns in Early Childhood

a.        Play Centre: Objectives

b.        Play Centre: Structural Details

c.        Planning and Conducting Programmes

d.        Involvement of Parents and Community in a Play Centre

 

 

 

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