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Diploma in Psychology


Diploma in Psychology
Diploma in Psychology

Take online psychology courses to receive your Diploma in Psychology and gain a greater understanding of theory, behavior and ethical issues.


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Course Description

ALISON's free online Diploma in Psychology is an engaging course, and is packed with features to help you understand and evaluate classic and contemporary psychology. These online psychology courses are ideal for those who want to gain comprehensive understanding of the main elements of psychology, and will be of great benefit to students in their career progression.

Topics covered include classical conditioning, learning theory, the biological basis of behavior, visual perceptions, memory, and cognition.

The Research Methodology section allows you to cast a critical eye on the research process, to explore the nature of psychology as an evolving science, and understand some of the ethical issues faced by psychologists.

CERTIFICATION

To qualify for your official ALISON Diploma, Certificate or PDF you must study and complete all modules and score 80% or more in each of the course assessments. A link to purchase your Diploma certificate will then appear under the My Certificates heading of your My Account page.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Upon completion of these online psychology courses, you will have an understanding of classical conditioning terms, ethical issues and more. It will teach you operant conditioning such as practice, punishment and learning aspects. You will have knowledge of psychology of attention such as visual perception, visual illusions, memory, sensory and different theories. This course will help you understand the research methods in psychology, including aspects such as ethical considerations, professional conduct, negative correlation, scatter diagram, strength of correlation when measuring a relationship between variables, placebo effect, random and stratified sampling. This course will be extremely beneficial when learning how to write references from journals, books, the internet and CD-ROMS.

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 2438 votes
Course Title: Diploma in Psychology
Course #: 261
Course Publisher: XSIQ
Course Category: 25
Content Origin:
Course Description: ALISON's free online Diploma in Psychology is an engaging course, and is packed with features to help you understand and evaluate classic and contemporary psychology. These online psychology courses are ideal for those who want to gain comprehensive understanding of the main elements of psychology, and will be of great benefit to students in their career progression.

Topics covered include classical conditioning, learning theory, the biological basis of behavior, visual perceptions, memory, and cognition.

The Research Methodology section allows you to cast a critical eye on the research process, to explore the nature of psychology as an evolving science, and understand some of the ethical issues faced by psychologists.
License: Not for download or distribution.
Release Date: 15 August 2013
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 6-10 Hours
Video/Audio: None
Audio Only: None
Animation: Medium
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Third Level
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: No
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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  • Arokun Esther
    Arokun Esther [[]] It is a very helpful and interesting course. I love studying people. I love Psychology. Thanks Alison. 2016-07-28 09:07:58
  • Daltro Lucena Ulguim
    Daltro Lucena Ulguim Brazil It is very important. 2016-07-27 19:07:42
  • Karthikeyan karthi
    Karthikeyan karthi India Its very useful to our b.ed and B.Sc.b.ed students and also the teacher educators. It is very practical based diploma course. 2016-07-22 07:07:51
  • Elaina Kenny
    Elaina Kenny [[]] Very concise and clear so far! 2016-07-21 23:07:14
  • Abderrahim Benabbes
    Abderrahim Benabbes Libya Is an important period and graduate certificate to improve the knowledge and can serve to upgrade the status in many fields . Also can help to understand peoples and their characters, and help to find the right solution to communicate, to lead, to teach, and to be more adapted to find solutions for different social problems. 2016-07-21 17:07:40
  • Davina Zahira Charles
    Davina Zahira Charles Grenada The course was highly informative and educational. the materials were well presented and so i found no difficulty in achieving my objective. 2016-07-21 16:07:27
  • Kingsley Amah
    Kingsley Amah Nigeria Psychology is a nice field of study. I love it. It has helped me a lot in improving my thoughts and knowledge. 2016-07-20 23:07:49
  • Ebrima Sowe
    Ebrima Sowe Gambia I found this course to be very educative and supportive to security personnel and i wish Alison will not end this course only at the diploma level but at a bachelor's level if possible. Thank you for your efforts in equipping me with such a wonderful experience 2016-07-20 08:07:56
  • Patrick Steve Jese Emacar
    Patrick Steve Jese Emacar Kenya I am still learning and I find it interesting and quite educational. The course is quite helpful as I am an investigator. 2016-07-14 14:07:20
  • Rehema Mhume
    Rehema Mhume Tanzania Very helpful to learn the behavior of people and help them open their mind. 2016-07-14 14:07:08
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