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Learner Career Outcomes

80%

started a new career after completing these courses

67%

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13%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
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100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level
Approx. 16 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Introducing the Course and Exploring Positive Emotions

5 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 77 min), 2 readings, 3 quizzes
11 videos
1.1 Assignment1m
1.2 A Thought Experiment10m
1.3 Introduction to the Course7m
1.3 Assignment58s
1.4 Theoretical Introduction16m
1.4 Assignment1m
1.5 Broaden-and-Build Theory of Positive Interventions8m
1.5 Assignment1m
1.6 Cultivating Positive Emotions18m
1.6 Assignment1m
2 readings
Optional Supplement: Pre-Test10m
Biography of Dr. James Pawelski10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz 130m
Module 1 Quiz30m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

Understanding and Cultivating a Healthy Emotional Life

4 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 65 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
12 videos
2.1 Assignment1m
2.2 Are Positive Emotions Always Positive?12m
2.2 Assignment1m
2.3 Emotional Intelligence11m
2.3 Assignment51s
2.4 Savoring, Part 111m
2.4 Assignment1m
2.5 Savoring, Part 26m
2.5 Assignment32s
2.6 Savoring, Part 39m
2.6 Assignment47s
1 reading
Upcoming book: Happy Together10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz 230m
Module 2 Quiz30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Identifying and Using Character Strengths

3 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 65 min)
12 videos
3.1 Assignment51s
3.2 VIA Classifications of Character Strengths and Virtues8m
3.2 Assignment40s
3.3 Signature Strengths7m
3.3 Assignment2m
3.4 Using Signature Strengths8m
3.4 Assignment52s
3.5 Strengths at Work, Home, and Play7m
3.5 Assignment48s
3.6 Strengths in Romantic Relationships15m
3.6 Assignments2m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz 330m
Module 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Setting and Achieving Goals

4 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 55 min), 1 reading, 3 quizzes
12 videos
4.1 Assignment45s
4.2 Choosing Life Goals9m
4.2 Assignment52s
4.3 Choosing Goals to Support Well-Being9m
4.3 Assignment52s
4.4 Following Through on the Goals We Choose12m
4.4 Assignment1m
4.5 Flow8m
4.5 Assignment1m
4.6 Review and Conclusion2m
4.6 Assignment1m
1 reading
Language in tweets offers insight into community-level well-being 10m
2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz 430m
Module 4 Quiz30m

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