Web Activity Lesson Plans
"Careers in Psychology"
Students have read about why people study psychology and what careers are available in psychology. In this exercise, students will visit Web sites to learn more about specific careers in psychology and to read interviews with people who work in those positions.
Lesson DescriptionInstructional Objectives
Students will use information from these Web sites to learn about careers in psychology. Students will read about how psychologists conduct research, promote physical and mental health, study and contribute to the work environment, and assist in education. They will also read what people who have those careers say about their jobs. Students will then apply this information by writing a newspaper help-wanted advertisement for one of the jobs that the student learned about in this activity.
- Students will be able to summarize the careers in psychology and understand the many contributions of psychologists to our society.
- Students will be able to use this knowledge to write a newspaper help-wanted advertisement for one of the jobs that the student learned about in this activity.