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Modiwl PPP-1007:
Learning to be Happy

Ffeithiau’r Modiwl

Rhedir gan School of Psychology

10 Credyd neu 5 Credyd ECTS

Semester 1

Trefnydd: Dr Rebecca Sharp

Amcanion cyffredinol

How do we learn and change our behavior over time? How do we understand behavior, observe and measure it? Why do some individuals learn to be more resilient in the face of life’s challenges than others? How can we learn to enhance our personal strengths, maximise our well-being, and improve our own quality of life – or that of others? The course will focus on aspects of learning and behavioural psychology including: antecedents and consequences, schedules of reinforcement, self-management, habits, gamification, and understanding why people engage in deviant behaviour.

Cynnwys cwrs

This module introduces the field of behaviour analysis and considers the potential value of understanding the role of learning in happiness. Understanding and facilitating happiness and quality of life is the central objective of many areas of psychology and can be best achieved through an analysis of behavior. It is both a scientific exercise - understanding happiness and predicting the factors that influence happiness - and an applied exercise - enhancing subjective well-being and happiness in clinical and commercial settings - and the world at large. Behaviour analysis and behavior change can provide pointers of how to face the world in a positive manner and to avoid life's ills.

Meini Prawf

ardderchog

Comprehensive and accurate coverage of the area. Clarity of argument and expression. Depth of insight into theorectical issues.

trothwy

Adequate answer to the questions, largely based on lecture material. No real development of arguments.

da

Reasonably comprehensive coverage. Well organised and structured. Good understanding of the material.

Canlyniad dysgu

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the basic principles and procedures of behaviour.

  2. Demonstrate an understanding of how behavioural principles have been and can be applied to improve quality of life.

  3. Describe behavioural methods of measurement and success.

  4. Understand how the findings from research can be applied in a variety of real-world domains including clinical settings.

Dulliau asesu

Math Enw Disgrifiad Pwysau
Written assignment, including essay Assignment 50
ARHOLIAD Final Exam 50

Strategaeth addysgu a dysgu

Oriau
Lecture

Two hour lecture each week.

20
Private study 70
Tutorial

One hour tutorial each week, including interactive activities, question time with students, and discussion.

10

Sgiliau Trosglwyddadwy

  • Llythrennedd - Medrusrwydd mewn darllen ac ysgrifennu drwy amrywiaeth o gyfryngau
  • Rhifedd - Medrusrwydd wrth ddefnyddio rhifau ar lefelau priodol o gywirdeb
  • Defnyddio cyfrifiaduron - Medrusrwydd wrth ddefnyddio ystod o feddalwedd cyfrifiadurol
  • Hunanreolaeth - Gallu gweithio mewn ffordd effeithlon, prydlon a threfnus. Gallu edrych ar ganlyniadau tasgau a digwyddiadau, a barnu lefelau o ansawdd a phwysigrwydd
  • Archwilio - Gallu ymchwilio ac ystyried dewisiadau eraill
  • Adalw gwybodaeth - Gallu mynd at wahanol ac amrywiol ffynonellau gwybodaeth
  • Sgiliau Rhyngbersonol - Gallu gofyn cwestiynau, gwrando'n astud ar atebion a'u harchwilio
  • Dadansoddi Beirniadol & Datrys Problem - Gallu dadelfennu a dadansoddi problemau neu sefyllfaoedd cymhleth. Gallu canfod atebion i broblemau drwy ddadansoddiadau ac archwilio posibiliadau
  • Gofalu - Dangos consyrn am eraill; gofalu am blant, pobl ag anableddau ac/neu'r henoed
  • Dadl - Gallu cyflwyno, trafod a chyfiawnhau barn neu lwybr gweithredu, naill ai gydag unigolyn neu mewn grwˆp ehangach
  • Hunanymwybyddiaeth & Ystyried - Bod yn ymwybodol o'ch cryfderau, gwendidau, nodau ac amcanion eich hun. Gallu adolygu ,cloriannu a myfyrio'n rheolaidd ar eich perfformiad eich hun ac eraill.

Sgiliau pwnc penodol

  • Understand the scientific underpinnings of psychology as a discipline.
  • Communicate psychological concepts effectively in written form.
  • Be computer literate for the purpose of processing and disseminating psychological data and information.
  • Retrieve and organise information effectively.
  • Handle primary source material critically.
  • Be sensitive and react appropriately to contextual and interpersonal psychological factors.
  • Use effectively personal planning and project management skills.
  • Work effectively under pressure (time pressure, limited resources, etc) as independent and pragmatic learners.
  • Problem-solve by clarifying questions, considering alternative solutions, making critical judgements, and evaluating outcomes.
  • Reason scientifically and demonstrate the relationship between theory and evidence.
  • Carry out empirical studies by operationalizing research questions, generating hypotheses, collecting data using a variety of methods, analysing data using quantitative and/or qualitative methods, and present and evaluate research findings (under appropriate supervision).
  • Comprehend and use psychological data effectively, demonstrating a systematic knowledge of the application and limitations of various research paradigms and techniques.

Adnoddau

Rhestrau Darllen Bangor (Talis)

http://readinglists.bangor.ac.uk/modules/ppp-1007.html

Rhestr ddarllen

The key text from which many readings will be taken is:

Miltenberger, R. G. (2007). Behaviour Modification: Principles and Procedures. (any edition). Wadsworth.

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