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Teaching Character and Creating Positive Classrooms

Positive psychology meets K-12 pedagogy. This course explores key ideas of positive psychology and shows how great teachers apply those lessons to maximize student engagement and accomplishment. Through lectures, discussions, interviews and footage of great educators in action, you’ll learn how to integrate character-based objectives into your own teaching.

Start Date: May 01, 2014 Topics: Psychology


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This course provides an introduction to teaching character as a pedagogical practice, describes relevant psychological research, and provides a series of tools and strategies that can assist educators to integrate character in a variety of contexts.


  • Dates: May 01, 2014 to Jun 01, 2014
  • Level of Difficulty: Beginner
  • Size: Massive Open Online Course
  • Institution: Coursera
  • Topics: Psychology

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About Coursera: Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.

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