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Learners discover how apply to research methods to their study of Positive Psychology. In this course, we study with Dr. Angela Duckworth and Dr. Claire Robertson-Kraft. Through an exploration their work "True Grit" and interviews with researchers and practitioners, you develop a research hypothesis and learn how to understand the difference between internal and external validity. You also begin to understand and apply the strengths and weaknesses associated with different types of measurements and evaluation designs. You then interpret the results in an empirical study. Suggested prerequisites: Positive Psychology: Martin E. P. Seligman’s Visionary Science and Positive Psychology: Applications and Interventions....
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Sugerido: Four weeks of study, 5-7 hours a week.

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Qué aprenderás

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    Assess whether a hypothesis is good based on its characteristics
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    Describe the basics of research methodologies and design
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    Make use of best practices for research data collection
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    Utilize inferential statistics for data analysis
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Sugerido: Four weeks of study, 5-7 hours a week.

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Programa - Qué aprenderás en este curso

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6 horas para completar

Planning for Research

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Reading
9 videos (Total: 67 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
Video9 videos
Angela Duckworth: Overview of Character3m
1.2 Hypothesis and Theories10m
Practitioner Interviews (1.2) Paddy Steinfort, Andrew Soren, David Meketon13m
Angela Duckworth: Theory of Character10m
1.3_Stages of the Research Process7m
Practitioner Interviews (1.3) Andrew Soren3m
Angela Duckworth: Theory of Grit7m
1.4_Validity4m
Reading4 lecturas
True Grit: Trait-Level Perseverance and Passion for Long-Term Goals Predicts Effectiveness and Retention Among Novice Teachersm
Overview of the Research Process20m
Module Overview10m
Internal and External Validity: General Issues15m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz 112m

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8 horas para completar

Collecting Data

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Reading
11 videos (Total: 77 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
Video11 videos
Practitioner Interviews (2.1) David Meketon4m
Angela Duckworth: 2.1- Self-Discipline Study6m
Angela Duckworth: 2.1 All Measures are Imperfect1m
2.2 Quantitative Methods12m
Practitioner Interview (2.2) Paddy Steinfort4m
Angela Duckworth: 2.2 Self-Control Measures19m
Angela Duckworth: 2.2 Grit Measures2m
2.3 Qualitative Methods6m
Practitioner Interview (2.3) Andrew Soren4m
Angela Duckworth: 2.3 Qualitative Coding4m
Reading7 lecturas
Self-Discipline Outdoes IQ in Predicting Academic Performance of Adolescents25m
Module 2 Validity Overview10m
Grit Scale15m
BioData Measure of Grit10m
Self-Control Scale20m
Development and Validation of the Short Grit Scale (Grit – S)30m
An Overview of Quantitative and Qualitative Data Collection Methods20m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Module 2 Quiz10m

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6 horas para completar

Analyzing Data

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Reading
11 videos (Total: 61 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
Video11 videos
Angela Duckworth: 3.1 WOOP7m
Practitioner Interview (3.1) David Meketon5m
3.2 Descriptive Analysis9m
Practitioner Interview (3.2) Andrew Soren2m
Angela Duckworth: 3.2 Purpose & Grit5m
Inferential Statistics13m
Angela Duckworth: 3.3 Correlation1m
Angela Duckworth: 3.3 Effect Size1m
Angela Duckworth: 3.3 Growth Mindset1m
Practitioner Interview (3.3) Paddy Steinfort4m
Reading5 lecturas
Lesson 1 Overview10m
Research Methods Knowledge Base: Analysis20m
Research Methods Knowledge Base: Descriptive Statistics25m
Research Methods Knowledge Database: Inferential Statistics15m
Grit: Perseverance and Passion for Long-Term Goals25m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Module 3 Quiz10m

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6 horas para completar

Using Research to Inform Your Work and the World Around You

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Reading
9 videos (Total: 62 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
Video9 videos
Angela Duckworth: 4.1 Deliberate Practice6m
Practitioner Interview: Andrew Soren and Paddy Steinfort8m
4.2_ The Anatomy of a Research Article10m
Angela Duckworth: 4.2 Grit and Other People5m
4.3_A Review of Validity8m
Angela Duckworth: 4.3 Grit & Parenting3m
Research: Angela Duckworth: Consequential Validity4m
Practitioner Interview: (4.3) Andrew Soren2m
Reading5 lecturas
Becoming an Educated Consumer of Research: A Quick Look at the Basics of Research Methodologies and Design25m
How to Read a Research Study Article10m
Eavesdropping on Happiness30m
Grit20m
Participate in the World Well-Being Project (optional)20m
Quiz1 ejercicio de práctica
Quiz 410m
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por HWJun 25th 2018

Claire you did an AMAZING job having me listen and absorb all about statistics, every class again.. I had never expected I could be so attached to a statistics class. Thank you very much.

por BSJun 26th 2018

A bit of a struggle to learn the technical terms, but helpful in understanding and appreciating the scientific approach to researching various approaches to positive psychology.

Instructores

Claire Robertson-Kraft, Ph.D.

Director, ImpactED
Positive Psychology Center and Fels Insititute of Government

Angela Duckworth, Ph.D.

Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology
Positive Psychology Center

Acerca de University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies. ...

Acerca del programa especializado Foundations of Positive Psychology

The University of Pennsylvania and Dr. Martin E.P. Seligman welcome you to Foundations of Positive Psychology. Our five-course specialization provides you with the key theories and research in the field of positive psychology as well as opportunities for application. Course topics include • Positive Psychology: Martin E.P. Seligman’s Visionary Science with Dr. Martin E.P. Seligman • Positive Psychology: Applications and Interventions with Dr. James Pawelski • Positive Psychology: Character, Grit and Research Methods with Dr. Angela Duckworth & Dr. Claire Robertson-Kraft • Positive Psychology: Resilience Skills with Dr. Karen Reivich • Positive Psychology Specialization Project with Dr. Martin E.P. Seligman...
Foundations of Positive Psychology

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