PSYCH 307 (Writing within Psychology) & PSYCH 309 (Psychological Testing) & PSYCH 310 (Psychological Research Design and Analysis); or instructor's consent.
Determinants of motivation, relationship of motives to emotion, thought, personality, and action. Implications for understanding self and others.
- Lesson 1: Introduction to the Psychology of Motivation—Historical, Biological, and Evolutionary Concepts
- Lesson 2: Motivation as Regulation
- Lesson 3: Two-Sided Coins: Stress and Coping, Needs and Drives, Motives and Personalities
- Lesson 4: Extrinsic and Intrinsic Motives, Goals, and Choices
Course materials are accessed online, and all assignments must be submitted online. Optional course readings may be available but do not include the self-check assignments or graded assignments.
You will be required to view four films for the course (which you can buy, rent, or borrow from a library). You must have Internet access to successfully complete this course.