Positive Psychology Courses

Positive Psychology Courses: A List of 50+ Educational Opportunities

Here you will find a comprehensive list of online positive psychology courses, workshops, training, webinars, graduate programs, audio tapes, MOOCs and the renowned Master of Applied Positive Psychology course brought to you by many universities, organizations, and professionals from
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How to obtain a PhD in Positive Psychology

How to Get a Ph.D. in Positive Psychology

Lately, we’ve been getting an increasing number of questions from people who want to pursue a Ph.D. program in positive psychology (mostly after having finished a MAPP program or one of the other courses in positive psychology) and are looking for a university or institution wit
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Masters of applied positive psychology

Masters of Applied Positive Psychology: The MAPP Program

Interested in pursuing your love of positive psychology further? Good news—in recent years, we’ve seen more and more opportunities arise for developing that interest academically. On this page, we’ve listed MAPP (or relevant related) opportunities from a wide range of institutions acr
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Positive reinforcement classroom

Using Positive Reinforcement in the Classroom (5 Examples and Activities)

It wasn’t too long ago that school-rooms were places of stern words and plentiful discipline. It was commonplace for teachers to use harsh punishment, even including using the cane! Now, however, it is recognized that there are more effective ways to teach and to manage classrooms. Te
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Positive Reinforcement Theory

Positive Reinforcement in Psychology (Definition + 5 Examples)

If you read our earlier piece on positive punishment, you know that there are different methods of teaching and instilling good habits and behaviors. One of the most powerful and effective methods is one that you’re probably at least somewhat familiar with: positive reinforcement. &nb
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Positive Education: Happy Students & Positive Psychology In The Classroom

Positive Education: Happy Students & Positive Psychology In The Classroom

“Teachers and researchers in positive psychology are natural allies. At its core, education is about nurturing strengths, about growth and learning. Furthermore, psychological and social well-being are key concerns for teachers and other educators and for people working in the f
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10 Communication Activities for Adults and College Students

10 Communication Activities for Adults and College Students

It seems like these days, customs for communication are completely confused. Sending emails can seem like diffusing a bomb, or knowing which topic to approach with a co-worker like stepping over landmines. With massive online social media usage changing how the world communicates, it’
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Positive Transitioning: Supporting the Transition Into a Life After School

Positive Transitioning: Supporting the Transition Into a Life After School

“What do you want to do after school?” More than a decade later and this simple question still makes my stomach turn. I remember the feelings of confusion and frustration. Internalising my indecision to mean that there was something wrong with me. Not to mention my misinformed belief
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positive education practices and books

13 Best Positive Education Books and Positive Discipline Practices

Education has benefited from positive psychology since the field began. There is no standard for implementing the research findings of positive psychology into the classroom; however, there are many practices that can change the fabric of schools and their students for the better.  &n
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7 Ways Virtues of Unity

7 Examples of Unity in Everyday Life & How To Teach It

Oneness or unity is what makes us human. Hominids, the first human beings evolved because they were able to connect in social groups on an emotional level. We have lost a huge part of our natural instincts, no longer living in harmony with nature we risk losing the emotional bonds whi
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positive psychology power points

Positive Psychology PPT: Steal These 5 PowerPoint Presentations!

” A joyful life is an individual creation that cannot be copied from a recipe.” – Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Positive psychology is a young branch of psychology that studies and builds the factors that lead to meaningful and joyful lives.  Since its early days in 1998,
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What is Positive Education and How To Apply It?

What is Positive Education and How To Apply It? (+PDF)

“The fundamental goal of positive education is to promote flourishing or positive mental health within the school community.” (Norrish et. al., 2013) Every parent wants the best for their children, they want their children to be happy and flourish. However, finding the right education
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memory palace positive psychology

Using a Memory Palace: How To Remember Positive Psychology Terms

If your memory of positive psychology terminology increased by 50-60 percent or more over the next three months, the impact would be enormous! And let’s face it, as a professional, there is little reason not to know new concepts and their corresponding terminology. Learning the lingo
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KIPP: Positive Education in Action

  Founded in 1994 by Mike Feinberg and Dave Levin, The Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) is a network of 183 public charter schools across the United States that aim to help “students from educationally underserved communities develop the knowledge, skills, character, and habits
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positive psychology 1504 harvard tal ben shahar

Positive Psychology 1504: Harvard’s Groundbreaking Course

Harvard’s Positive Psychology 1504, taught by professor Tal Ben-Shahar Ph.D., will enter the books as the most popular course in the history of Harvard University. In the spring of 2006, over 1400 Harvard students enrolled in both Positive Psychology 1504 and Ben-Shahar’s
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