University of Toronto
The Arts and Science of Relationships: Understanding Human Needs
University of Toronto

The Arts and Science of Relationships: Understanding Human Needs

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A. Ka Tat Tsang

Instructor: A. Ka Tat Tsang


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Beginner level
No prior experience required
31 hours to complete
3 weeks at 10 hours a week
Flexible schedule
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There are 6 modules in this course

Introducing the course and the basic concepts of SSLD (Strategies & Skills Learning & Development).

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21 videos7 readings8 quizzes

SSLD conceptualization of relationship: Addressing participants’ needs as key condition of possibility. This module will discuss the social exchange theory, life-scripts, managing differences, and responsive assertiveness

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17 videos5 readings6 quizzes2 discussion prompts

This module covers topics on how to build and manage your relationships through effective communication skills such as listening, understanding, reception, and expression.

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27 videos3 readings9 quizzes1 peer review

This module addresses relationship building based on communication, reception, and expression skills learned in Module 3. Additional topics on relationship problems will also be discussed.

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26 videos4 readings8 quizzes

Introduction to the concept of Six Domains of Human Life and its application in different parts of a relationship. This module explores the transformation and termination of relationships and their challenges.

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21 videos3 readings12 quizzes

The final module covers various topics related to relationships, including love, sexuality, intimacy, and relationship problems.

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23 videos2 readings9 quizzes1 peer review


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A. Ka Tat Tsang
University of Toronto
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