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33%

started a new career after completing these courses

43%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

17%

got a pay increase or promotion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

How is Popularity Affecting Your Life as an Adult?

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 55 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Is Popularity in Our DNA?13m
How Popularity Affects Us Thousands of Times a Day15m
Do You Have a Hostile Attribution Bias?9m
Do You Have a Rejection Sensitivity Bias?6m
2 readings
Syllabus10m
Grading and Logistics10m
1 practice exercise
Module 1 Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

How Do We Study Popularity Scientifically?

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 40 min)
5 videos
Asking Peers About Children’s Popularity6m
What are the 5 Categories of “Sociometric Popularity”?7m
Does Popularity Change When Moving to a New Context?5m
A New Form of Popularity in Adolescence?9m
1 practice exercise
Module 2 Quiz 20m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Why are Some People More Popular Than Others? (Part 1)

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 36 min)
4 videos
Other Social Behaviors That Make People Popular7m
What Forms of Aggression are Related to Popularity and Rejection?6m
What Functions of Aggression are Related to Popularity and Rejection? 11m
1 practice exercise
Module 3 Quiz18m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Why are Some People More Popular Than Others? (Part 2)

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 53 min)
4 videos
Body Attractiveness and Popularity11m
Can Smart Kids be Popular?13m
How Did Your Parents Determine How Popular You Were?14m
1 practice exercise
Module 4 Quiz18m

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