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Reflecting on three challenging situations

Reflecting on three challenging situations (2:34)
So this week we’re going to introduce a new model called the hypothesis testing model. And it’s different from what you guys have been practicing, in the sense that now the psychologist is more knowledgeable about certain topics than the client is. Whereas before, you and the client were more equals. Yeah? I was reading about it, and this testing a hypothesis is clearly from a clinical setting. So in the beginning of the course, it was always stated that we’d learn something that can be applied at least, at some point, somewhere else. And I’m real interested in that. Like, what should I take away from it? Well, clinical psychology is not the only setting in which the hypothesis testing model is used.
OK. So could you tell me maybe some application possibilities or– Well, in human resource management, you would use it to help coach a client who wanted to develop into a different position.
That’s probably also not an application possibility for me. Not OK.
So last week I asked you guys to go out in real life and apply some of the skills that we talked about in a real-life setting and to write down how it went and your observations. So I’d like to hear from you guys what happened. Joana? Yeah, well, I just know that before class, I think my sister took my report and I took hers. So basically, I don’t have it with me. But I can show you next time.
This week, we’re going to practise with the hypothesis testing model again. You guys did this a little bit last week with the role playing. And you read some chapters between then and now. Does anybody have any questions about what you read? Hi. Yeah? Questions?

In this video three challenging teaching situations will be shown.

  1. A student who does not agree with the course content
  2. A student who did not bring her homework to class (1:22)
  3. A student who comes in late (2:05)

How would you handle them?

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