KPU101 Thriving in Action is a six-week program which explores the relationship between positive psychology and effective learning strategies. It has been demonstrated to enhance student well-being, confidence, and competence in managing university studies successfully. It also cultivates motivation, agency, and resilience to improve the lives of students.
Potential topics covered in the course include awe, meaningfulness, character strengths, curiosity and creativity, gratitude, grit (persistence), growth mindset, intentionality, resilience, optimism, self-compassion, willpower, and habits.
This is a blended program that runs every Wednesday for six weeks, from January 31st to March 6th, 2024, with an additional follow-up session on March 20th. It consists of 3 in-person sessions and 4 online synchrounous BigBlueButton sessions.
The dates, times and locations for the in-person sessions are as follows:
- January 31, 2024, 10-11:30 am- Surrey campus, Cedar 3010
- March 6, 2024, 10-11:30 am- Surrey campus, Cedar 3010
- March 20, 2024, 10-11:30 am (follow-up in-person session) - Surrey campus, Fir 126
The program also consists of a weekly exercise you complete in PebblePad which is reviewed by a facilitator. This is expected to take about 30-60 minutes per/week maximum.
A certificate of completion will be issued at the end of the program. There are no grades or credits associated with this program.
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