PSYC 3633 Motivation and Emotion | UNB

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College of Extended Learning

Motivation and Emotion

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Psychology PSYC 3633 Three (3) credit hours

An examination of theory and research on motivation and emotion as explanatory concepts for human functioning. Topics covered include the motivational and emotional determinants of approach and avoidance behaviour, decision-making, intrinsic and extrinsic aspects of control, stress and coping, prosocial behaviours, emotion regulation, happiness and positive well-being.

Instructor: Nichole Scheerer (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: PSYC 2603 - Foundations of Memory and Cognition

Why take this course?

  • This course will provide you with knowledge that will allow you to set better goals that will allow you to satisfy your needs and maintain positive well-being.
  • Audio recordings give you the in-class experience from the comfort of your own home or workspace.
  • The final paper will allow you to put your newly acquired knowledge to practical use as you develop a plan to achieve a goal you have struggled with in the past.

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 1 x Paper (30%)
  • 1 x Mid-term exam (invigilated, 35%)
  • 1 x Final exam (invigilated, 35%)

The exam(s) for this course will be invigilated on an approved date using Respondus e-proctoring software (LockDown Browser and Monitor). This is a free tool provided with this course, a webcam is required. More information will be given once you have been registered. 

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about tuition and fees and methods of payment.

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If you have previously registered in this online course and wish to register again, please contact us at 453-4646 to complete the registration process.

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