EDPSYCH 4157/5157 Interpersonal Forgiveness

This course consists of a psychological and philosophical examination of forgiveness and will focus primarily on interpersonal forgiveness, the gift an injured person gives to the one who hurt him or her. Topics include what forgiveness is and is not, forgiveness in philosophy, the process of forgiveness, applications and benefits of forgiveness, forgiveness in education, and forgiveness and bullying. Students will also read about self-forgiveness, group and cultural perspectives of forgiveness and community and national issues related to forgiveness. By the end of the course, students will have gained a greater understanding and knowledge of the psychology of interpersonal forgiveness. The course will also help students improve their writing and critical thinking skills.

Course details

Term: 
Spring 2021
Section: 
80
Class Nbr: 
13100/13101
Units: 
3
Dates: 
Jan 25, 2021 - Mar 16, 2021
Meeting times: 
Arranged

Course delivery

Location: 
Blackboard (eLearning)

Blackboard is a learning management system requiring Internet access and a web browser.

Instructor(s)

Dr. Suzanne Freedman

Enrollment information

Questions?
Rita Gutman

Continuing and Distance Education

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