Our Topic: self management and emotional awareness at work place
Assessment 2: Intervention implementation and group presentation
For Assessment 2, you will complete group and
individual tasks that involve choosing and implementing a self-administered
positive psychology intervention.
1. Join a group of 4-5 students on Moodle
2. Choose a self-administered
applied positive psychology intervention that all group members want to
implement. The unit coordinator will help you form a group and will provide
advice on the intervention chosen.
3. Work with your fellow group
members to choose specific scales (quantitative approach) or evaluation
(qualitative approach) approaches to examine the effectiveness of the
4. Individually implement the chosen intervention
in your own life over a period of 4-5 weeks
5. Document your progress and
challenges in implementing the intervention (this will help you to develop your
You will then prepare and deliver a 20-25 minute
group presentation with your group members, where you discuss:
• Why did your group choose the specific
• Why did your group choose the specific approach
to measure change?
• Were there any positive
changes reflected in the specific scales or assessment approaches chosen to
examine the intervention’s effectiveness?
• What worked for you and what were the challenges
faced during implementation?
• How could this intervention be tailored for
future use with individuals or groups?
It is recommended you start your intervention by
Week 6 so that you have sufficient time to implement it for a 4-5 week period.
The time limit of a 20-25
minute presentation equates to roughly 5 minutes per presenter. Meeting the
time limit is included as a marking criteria in your marking rubric on Moodle.
See the Psychology Word Count Information document for a rationale for using
this type of time limit restriction.
Further task details are available on the unit Moodle site.
You will be assessed on:
• Discussion of the rationale for the chosen
• Discussion of the rationale for choice of
approach to measure change
• Reflection on changes that
occurred as a result of the intervention - cognitive, emotions, behaviour, or
• Reflection on the implementation process,
including any challenges faced in implementation
• Discussion of how the interventions could be
applied to individuals and groups
• Quality of presentation,
including presentation coherence, content, style, and adherence to time limit.
• Evidence of individual contribution to the
Assessment criteria and the
marking rubric are available under the Assessment section of the Moodle page.
Your assessment piece is graded using the Marking
Rubric, and so it is important that you refer to the rubric as you prepare
Due date: Presentations
will be held during Week 11 (28 September-2 October, 2020) with any
presentation documents then submitted by Friday2 October 2019 5:00 pm AEST.
Weighting for this assessment: 50%.
In order to pass the unit, you will need to score at least 50% in this assessment.