Psychology’s main purpose is to enhance the quality of life and one’s ability to function at home, work, and school and in relationships. In this Introduction to Psychology course, participants will cover many areas including principles of psychology, development/growth, biological functioning, perception, learning, personality, social cognition, health, stress and coping, human development, cognition, language and social influence. This course will assist in helping you understand the qualifications of and differences among professionals in the field.
This course is geared to help you get a better understanding of who you are and how you work. The course is intended to help you change and improve the way you think of yourself and others. It will provide a broad overview of the field of psychology and the numerous ways that psychology interacts with the world. It sets the foundation for higher level courses that the student must take. This course is designed to assist the student in acquiring a specialized knowledge base, about behaviour, learning new ways of thinking about behaviour and in developing positive attitudes.
The following topics will be covered:
Incredible Nervous System
Remembering & Forgetting
Mood Disorders & Schizophrenia
|Tuesday||05:30 pm to 08:30 pm||6 weeks||18 hours||$1,200.00||Ms. Dhanmatie Ramlakhan|
|Session||Start Date||End Date|
|Session 1||Tuesday, October 13, 2020||Tuesday, November 17, 2020|
|Session 2||Tuesday, January 26, 2021||Tuesday, March 2, 2021|
|Session 3||Tuesday, April 6, 2021||Tuesday, May 11, 2021|
|Session 4||Tuesday, June 22, 2021||Tuesday, July 27, 2021|
|Session 5||Tuesday, September 7, 2021||Tuesday, October 12, 2021|
|Session 6||Tuesday, November 2, 2021||Tuesday, December 14, 2021|
Written Assignment/Analytic Investigative - Journal Portfolio select 4 topics as presented in class as an example. This is an individual assignment.
Essay - The student is expected to complete one essay for the class. Write an essay describing your thoughts on psychology prior to doing this course and your thoughts five weeks after. Include three areas of comparison in your discussion. Students are to write 2-3 pages.
Students will receive a certificate of completion.
Ms Dhanmatie Ramlakhan
Ms Dhanmatie Ramlakhan is a Psychologist, Lecturer, Life-skills Tutor, and Motivational Speaker. She has studied Psychology at post graduate level and is a PhD candidate in Educational Psychology. As a lecturer, she has excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Her students consider her to be captivating and motivational. When Usha, as she is affectionately called, is not studying, she is often engaged with people centred and fun-loving activities.
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