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Swayam Central

Great Experiments in Psychology

By Prof. Rajlakshmi Guha   |   IIT Kharagpur
Psychology as a subject interests many but what is popularly known are the common views that humans hold about their race. Over the century, the subject’s endevour to establish itself as a science through various experiments remains unknown to many.The present course attempts to share the most important experiments in the history of Psychology that has helped shape its identity. It aims to aid students’ understanding of how to design experiments with human subjects and assist the student to understand Psychology with a scientific eye.

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Learners enrolled: 1969

SUMMARY

Course Status : Upcoming
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 4 weeks
Start Date : 20 Jul 2020
End Date : 14 Aug 2020
Exam Date : 27 Sep 2020
Enrollment Ends : 27 Jul 2020
Category :
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Level : Postgraduate
    This is an AICTE approved FDP course

    COURSE LAYOUT

    Week 1: History and genesis of Psychology as a Science
    Week 2: Classic studies in Cognitive and Social Psychology
    Week 3: Famous studies in Clinical and Health Psychology
    Week 4: Experiments in Individual differences and cultural diversity

    BOOKS AND REFERENCES

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    INSTRUCTOR BIO

    Prof. Rajlakshmi Guha

    IIT Kharagpur
    Prof. Rajlakshmi Guha is an Assistant Professor in the Centre for Educational Technology, IIT Kharagpur. She has done her PhD in Psychology. She has research interests in the areas of Cognitive Psychology, Social Psychology, Counselling Psychology, Perception, Attention, Memory processes, Physiological basis of emotion, and student's mental health etc.

    COURSE CERTIFICATE

    • The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
    • The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
    • Date and Time of Exams: 27th September 2020, Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
    • Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
    • The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
    • Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

    CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE:
    • Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 3 assignments out of the total 4 assignments given in the course. 
    • Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100
    • Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

    YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. 
    • If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.
    • Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Kharagpur. It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc
    • Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

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