Outcome Chart - Saskatchewan - Psychology 30 (Grade 12)

Unit Four: Early Childhood

Overall Expectations

What is the process of socioemotional development during early childhood?

Specific Expectations

Socialization and play

  • Why do children play?
  • What are different kinds of play behaviours?
  • How can parents encourage nonviolent play?

Moral development

  • How and when do children develop moral behaviour?
  • How do children learn values?

Gender identity

  • How does a gender identity develop?
  • What are the differences between the genders?
  • What are the sociocultural influences on gender development?

Action research in child development

  • Are you afraid that television values are replacing family values
  • How are genders represented on television and in young children’s books?

MediaSmarts Resources

Buy Nothing Day

Learning Gender Stereotypes

Sex in Advertising

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

The Impact of Gender Stereotypes

The Price of Happiness

Unit Five: Middle Childhood

Overall Expectations

Action research in middle childhood development

Specific Expectations

  • When, and how do children develop a sense of gender roles?
  • How are school-aged children represented on television and in the movies?

MediaSmarts Resources

Images of Learning

Learning Gender Stereotypes

Sex in Advertising

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

The Impact of Gender Stereotypes

Overall Expectations

Childhood Development: Socioemotional domain

Specific Expectations

  • Who are bullies, and what effects do they have on other people?

MediaSmarts Resources

Cyberbullying and the Law

Promoting Ethical Behaviour Online: Our Values and Ethics

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

Unit Six: Adolescence

Overall Expectations

Physical development during adolescence

Specific Expectations

How important is body image to adolescents?

  • What are the general theories about eating disorders?

MediaSmarts Resources

Kellogg Special K Ads

Media Issue: Body Image

Selling Obesity

The Impact of Gender Stereotypes

The Price of Happiness

Overall Expectations

Action research in adolescent development

Specific Expectations

What are some commonly held stereotypes and biases about adolescents?

  • How does the media influence adolescent perceptions of body image?

How do the cultural industries (beauty, fashion, music) influence adolescent development?

MediaSmarts Resources

Kellogg Special K Ads

Media Issue: Body Image

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Selling Obesity

The Impact of Gender Stereotypes

The Price of Happiness

Overall Expectations

Identity Management

Specific Expectations

How does our behaviour change in social situations?

  • How, and why, do we disclose private and personal information about ourselves to others?

MediaSmarts Resources

The Privacy Dilemma: Lesson Plan for Senior Classrooms

What Students Need to Know about Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy

Who Knows? Your Privacy in the Information Age

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students

Overall Expectations

Mass Media

Specific Expectations

What defines the mass media?

  • How does viewing violence on television or in movies - and now in video games - affect the way we behave?
  • What influence does the media have on developing aggression and violence, especially in adolescents?
  • What influence does the Internet have social relations and behaviour?
  • What influence does the media have on society and our culture?
  • What is the relationship between cultural values, the media and censorship?

MediaSmarts Resources

Advertising and Male Violence

Alcohol on the Web

Broadcasting Codes

Comparing Crime Dramas

Crime Perceptions Quiz

Digital Issue: Cyberbullying

Don’t Drink and Drive: Assessing the Effectiveness of Anti-Drinking Campaigns

First Person

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

Hate 2.0

Media Issue: Gender Representation

Media Issue: Violence

Sex in Advertising

The Pornography Debate: Controversy in Advertising

Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

Violence on Television

Who’s Telling My Story?

Overall Expectations

Gender and the Self

Specific Expectations

What does gender mean?

  • How does a gender identity develop?
  • What are the differences between the genders?
  • What are the sociocultural influences on gender development?

MediaSmarts Resources

Advertising and Male Violence

First Person

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

Learning Gender Stereotypes

Media Issue: Gender Representation

Sex in Advertising

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

The Impact of Gender Stereotypes

Overall Expectations

Social Perception

Specific Expectations

What are some problems and issues in forming impressions of people and situations?

  • What is the relationship between attribution, stereotypes, prejudice and discrimination?

MediaSmarts Resources

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Bias and Crime in Media

Bias in News Sources

Challenging Hate Online

Digital Issue: Online Hate

Diversity and Media Ownership

First Person

Gender Messages in Alcohol Advertising

Hate 2.0

Hate or Debate

Images of Learning

Learning Gender Stereotypes

Media Issue: Diversity in Media

Media Issue: Gender Representation

Miscast and Seldom Seen

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Scapegoating and Othering

Sex in Advertising

Shaking the Movers: Youth Rights and Media

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

The Citizen Reporter

The Front Page

The Impact of Gender Stereotypes

Thinking about Hate

Who’s Telling My Story?

Student Tutorial (Licensed Resource)

MyWorld: A digital literacy tutorial for secondary students