02 Sep Positive psychology is in the air – Introduction of the e-leaning courses on ’Wellbeing and High Achievement’
Positive psychology is in the air – Introduction of the e-leaning courses on ’Wellbeing and High Achievement’
Paper presentation157Szilvia Fodor, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
AsiaFri 15:30 - 17:00
During and after the Covid-19 pandemic there was a growing demand for online courses and topics about mental health and subjective wellbeing in the field of education. Recognizing this need, a series of e-learning courses was developed and offered to teachers and students in gifted education in Hungary and internationally.The course consist of 16 ten-hour-long e-learning modules, covering the most important topics of positive psychology: wellbeing, character strengths, mindset, goals, positive emotions and relations, psychological capital, resilience and positive organizations. They are based on experiential learning, include self-reflective tasks, psychological questionnaires, readings or videos and they also provide recommendations about how to apply what have been learned in a classroom context.There were 140+ participants until April 2022, who gave positive feedbacks about the modules, which confirms that the course covers relevant and innovative topics in an accessible way, and it can be recommended for a wider use.