1st degree (Bachelor)
Coordinator Office Hours:
After class and by appointment
Prof Nurit Yirmiya
Students will be exposed to selected topics in the area of Positive psychology via personal experience in the group and as part of ongoing homework in addition to reading selected papers and watching international lectures by leaders in the field.
In-depth acquintance with the field of Positive Psychology - Theory and Practice
Learning outcomes - On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
Students will acquire theoretical and practical knowledge and experience in the field of Positive Psychology. They will each become an expert in at least one topic.
Teaching arrangement and method of instruction:
Lectures, Personal experience in the group and by completing tasks between meetings at home
What is Positive Psychology? Learning about Positive Psychology, Flow and positive experience, Happiness, Positive thinking, Strength and Values, Well-being, Positive interpersonal relationships.
Peterson, C. (2006). A Primer in Positive Psychology. Oxford University Press
Additional Reading Material:
Will be provided in class
End of year written/oral examination 30 %
Presentation 10 %
Participation in Tutorials 20 %
Project work 0 %
Assignments 40 %
Reports 0 %
Research project 0 %
Quizzes 0 %
Other 0 %
Please keep all Wed. times available. We will meet on some consecutive weeks