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Sue de Bruin

Sue de Bruin

Faculty

Humanities & Social Sciences

MA, Research Psychology, with distinction (University of Pretoria, 2007)

Subjects: Psychology

Sue de Bruin has enjoyed teaching at NIC for almost nine years. In this time, teaching many psychology courses as well as engaging in course development. Her background is in cultural valid psychological instrument development, neuroscience and genetics. She says that the explosion of discoveries in these fields makes it an exciting time to be teaching in the field of Psychology. Born in South Africa, she has traveled the path which many international students are embarking on in coming to Canada and feels fortunate to call beautiful Vancouver Island home. She is known for teaching her students in a creative, informative and entertaining manner.

Credentials

MA, Research Psychology, with distinction (University of Pretoria, 2007)

Honours degree in Social Sciences Psychology (University of Pretoria, 2002); Bachelor of Science: Human Physiology and Psychology, with distinction (University of Pretoria, 2001); Provincial Instructor’s Diploma (Vancouver Community College, 2011)

Courses Taught

PSY-130 Introductory Psychology I

PSY-131 Introductory Psychology II

PSY-202 Health Psychology

PSY-215 Biological Psychology

PSY-218 Intro to Data Analysis in Psychology

PSY-235 Abnormal Psychology

PSY-250 Human Development From Conception Through Childhood

PSY-251 Human Development From Adolescence Through Adulthood

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