Summary of Assessment Method: Social psychology narrated presentation

This piece of coursework provides an opportunity to present and critically evaluate approaches, methodologies and research on a social psychology topic of your choice. You will create a 10-minute narrated presentation. You will need to:

  • Select a topic from the list below.
  • Carry out a wide range of background reading, starting with the relevant learning materials and supported by the starter references in the assessment resources
  • Identify important concepts, approaches, theories, research or contributions that are applicable to that topic.
  • Create a presentation that describes and evaluates the strengths and weaknesses in relation to your chosen topic, meeting learning outcomes 2 and 3.
  • There are narrated presentation guidelines in assessment resources.
  • There are topic and content suggestions in assessment resources.

You should select one of the following topics to critically evaluate:

  1. Consider and evaluate critical vs experimental approaches to studying attitude towards group thinking.
  2. Critically evaluate the contribution of attribution theory in understanding abusive behaviour
  3. Consider and evaluate the contribution of social psychology research to reducing racism in real world applications.