Watch the “Ethics vs. Psychological Research” video in the Week One Electronic Reserve Readings.
Professional psychologists, in nonclinical fields, provide valuable consultation services to governmental, corporate, nonprofit agency, and individual clients. Many times this advice focuses on application of learning theory to educational or training tasks.
Select one of the following professional fields:Environmental or evolutionary psychologyForensic psychologyHealth or sports psychologyIndustrial/organizational or engineering psychology
Create a 5- to 7-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation with speaker notes for a client explaining psychological learning theory and how it can be applied in the workplace.
Address the following in your presentation:How the basic tenants of theory influence the study of learningHow psychological learning theory can be applied in the workplaceProvide examples of how research methods are used to study the process of learningAny American Psychological Association (APA) ethical guidelines or specific Division ethical guidelines relevant to your presentation
Hint. If you select industrial/organizational psychology, you might prepare a presentation for an audience of manufacturers on how learning theory can be used to design effective training programs for product assemblers on a moving assembly line.
Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.