Coursera: Positive Psychology: Applications and Interventions

 with  James Pawelski, Ph.D.
Positive interventions are one of the building blocks for the application of positive psychology in our day-to-day lives. In this course taught by Dr. James Pawelski, we explore positive interventions through theory, research and practice. We provide learners the basic tools for using and measuring positive psychology in professional or personal contexts. Suggested prerequisite: Positive Psychology: Martin E. P. Seligman’s Visionary Science.


Introducing the Course and Exploring Positive Emotions

Understanding and Cultivating a Healthy Emotional Life

Identifying and Using Character Strengths

Setting and Achieving Goals

1 Student
Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
Pace Upcoming
Subject Psychology
Provider Coursera
Language English
Certificates Paid Certificate Available
Calendar 4 weeks long
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5.0 2 months ago
by Cheryl Penn completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
Awesome class if you are ready to start working on yourself and reflecting on your thoughts and behaviors. "Interventions" offers practical exercises to increase positivity and other character attributes that you want to strengthen.

It's so interesting class seemed to be over in a flash. It also has great resources if you want to read more deeply on a subject and links to essential psychology surveys.

The small amount of graphic design/animation employed was great and I wish they had others made for other lesson segments. The short animation on green cape/red cape behavior was just the kind of attention-getting images I want in an online MOOC!
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