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PSY 220 Complete Course Week 1-9 Includes All DQs, Checkpoints, Assignments, Capstone and Final Click link below to Purchase Entire Class: PSY 220 Positive Psychology Week One: Introduction to Positive Psychology Discussion Questions CheckPoint: Positive Psychology Themes Week Two: Exploring Love CheckPoint: Relationship Strategies Assignment: Attachment Style and Relationships Week Three: Seeing From a Different Perspective Discussion Questions CheckPoint: Empathy Exercise Week Four: Wisdom and Intelligence CheckPoint: Intelligence vs. Wisdom Assignment: Wise Judgment Scenario Week Five: Commitment and Perseverance Discussion Questions CheckPoint: Fostering Commitment Week Six: Happiness: The Supreme Good CheckPoint: Pursuing Happiness Presentation Assignment: Changing Perspective Paper Week Seven: The Self: Who Am I? Discussion Questions CheckPoint: Humility Action Plan

Week Eight: Exploring Hope CheckPoint: Fostering Hope Presentation Assignment: Optimism and Health Paper Week Nine: Exploring Human Strengths Capstone Discussion Question Final Project: Personal Topics Presentation

PSY 220 Week 1 Checkpoint - Positive Psychology Themes Positive psychology focuses on people’s abilities to be positive human beings—to make changes in their lives that benefit themselves, their families, and the world around them. Due Date: Day 5 [post to the Individual forum] Post a 200- to 300-word description of the central themes and strategies of positive psychology as you understand them from your reading.

PSY 220 Week 2 Assignment - Attachment Style and Relationships Robert Sternberg created his triangular theory of love based on three dimensions: passion, intimacy, and commitment. The degree to which a relationship demonstrates these three dimensions determines the type of love relationship. People begin love relationships with those who care for them as children. These early relationships can have a great impact on their adult relationships. Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum Write a 350- to 700-word response summarizing the three dimensions of love and how they interrelate to identify a specific type of love relationship. Review the First Attachment exercise on pp. 22 and 23. Write a 700- to 1,050-word response explaining how you believe an individual’s attachment style can affect the types of love relationships he or she has.

PSY 220 Week 2 Checkpoint - Relationship Strategies Based on a review of the literature on love and the minding theory, the text suggests several strategies for strengthening love relationships. Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum Choose one love relationship in your life (it does not have to be a romantic love relationship). Post a 200- to 300-word response explaining which strategies you could use to strengthen the relationship and describe how the relationship would be strengthened.

PSY 220 Week 3 Checkpoint - Empathy Exercise Animosity often exists because people are unwilling or unable to see the world or a single experience from the perspective of another person. Often people make snap judgments based on the first thing they see or hear about a person. Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum Consider a person in your life—a neighbor or coworker about whom you have negative feelings. Think about how you formed those feelings. Post a 200- to 300-word response to the following: If you found out you were wrong, would you be willing to change the opinion you have held? Would you be willing to make an effort to change the basic relationship? What were the circumstances that created the snap judgment? How might you make the effort to change the basic relationship?

PSY 220 Week 4 Assignment - Wise Judgment Scenario Resource: Appendix B Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum Read Appendix B. Post your response in 1,050 to 1,400 words.

PSY 220 Week 4 Checkpoint - Intelligence vs. Wisdom Examples of the difference between intelligence and wisdom are generally easy to find in the news. Find an example of an intelligent person who acted unwisely and had to pay the consequences such as fines or jail time. You can choose a business person, celebrity, government official, or anyone who has acted unwisely and otherwise seems intelligent. Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum Choose a public figure who has acted unwisely. Describe if it was a lack of emotional intelligence, successful intelligence, or both that caused his or her lack in judgment. What aspects of wisdom was this person lacking that contributed to his or her lack of judgment? Post your response in 200 to 300 words.

PSY 220 Week 5 Checkpoint - Fostering Commitment Commitment does not come easy; it takes hard work and a desire to overcome adversity. Whether that commitment is to a person, a goal, or an activity, it has to be nurtured and reexamined periodically. Psychological research suggests specific steps to nurture commitment. Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum Review pp. 112-116 of the text.

Choose a personal goal. Describe how the suggestions for fostering commitment listed in your text can be applied to your goal. How might these suggestions refocus your commitment? Do you have to rethink any areas of your goals? Explain your answer. Post your response in 200 to 300 words.

PSY 220 Week 6 Assignment - Changing Perspective Paper This course has discussed how people look at life events differently. Many factors influence how people as individuals may view a situation. Just as people can make snap judgments about a person, they can also make those same judgments about situations. For example, a man was riding on a train and observed a woman in the seat across the aisle from him with two children. The children were being loud and fighting. When one of the children knocked over the man’s coffee, he became aggravated and asked the woman, who sat there starring out the window, if she could control her children. The woman turned to the man half coherent and apologized explaining that she and her children were coming from the hospital where their father, her husband, had just passed away. Immediately, this changed how the man viewed the situation. Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum Describe a situation that might be viewed differently by two people. This event can be as small as an encounter on the street or as major as the birth of a child. Summarize how it could be viewed differently. How might religious, cultural, or personal beliefs influence how this event is interpreted? How might a person’s mood, personality, or situation influence how he or she interprets this event? Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper following APA guidelines.

PSY 220 Week 6 Checkpoint - Pursuing Happiness Presentation This week you may begin your Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation portfolio by submitting the first portion of the presentation. Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum Review pp. 134-137 of the text. Choose three to four of the recommendations for happiness that you have practiced in your life. Decide if these practices have helped you become a happier person. Submit 4 to 6 slides identifying which recommendations you have chosen and how they have or have not been effective in your pursuit of happiness. You must include a conclusion slide summarizing your thoughts on the effectiveness of these recommendations and what recommendations may be helpful in the future. Include detailed speaker’s notes. Post your presentation as an attachment.

PSY 220 Week 7 Checkpoint - Humility Action Plan One of the most important discussions in this chapter is practicing self-forgetfulness. Many cultures place a high value on achievement, appearance, and a strong self. In such a culture, it is important to cultivate humility. Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum Review pp. 154-158 of the text. Create an action plan. This action plan must detail how you can use the 12 factors in the book to become more humble in your life. Post your action plan in 200 to 300 words.

PSY 220 Week 8 Assignment - Optimism and Health Paper Many research projects have been completed that discuss the effects of optimism on physical and psychological health. Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum Find a peer reviewed article which discusses the effects of optimism on physical and psychological health. (You may need to find two articles in order to cover both the physical and the psychological areas). Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper summarizing the article(s) and stating your opinion on the validity of the study or studies. Follow APA guidelines.

PSY 220 Week 9-Capstone DQ Post your response to the following: In what ways has the information in this course changed your life? Your personal belief system? Your understanding of your fellow human beings? How have you implemented the concepts from this course in your life?

PSY 220 Week 9 Final Project - Empathy, Hope, Love - Presentation Final Project: Personal Topics Presentation Resource: Appendix A Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum Create an 8- to 10-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, in which you summarize each of the topics you have chosen and outline how you may implement what you have learned about these topics into your life. Include detailed speaker’s notes. Follow APA gudelines. Post your presentation as an attachment.

During this week, you will add the future time period to your Microsoft速 PowerPoint速 presentation portfolio. Choose any three of the following major topics from the course: 1. Love 2. Empathy 3. Wisdom 4. Commitment 5. Happiness 6. Self-respect 7. Hope

Psy 220 complete course week 1 9 includes all dqs, checkpoints, assignments, capstone and final  
Psy 220 complete course week 1 9 includes all dqs, checkpoints, assignments, capstone and final