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FVS Psychology S1

School Year: 2018-2019
Subject: Social Studies and History
Course ID: OL5150
College Concurrent: No
School District: Park County School District # 1
Credit Recovery: Yes
Program Name: Park #1 Online
Course Capacity: 10
Grade Level(s): 9-12
LMS Platform: LMS means the course learning management system AgilixBuzz
Delivery Method: Correspondence
Curriculum Type: Florida Virtual School
Credits: 0.50
Hathaway Success Course: Yes
Days: See Course Participation below
Advanced Placement: No
Times: See Course Participation below
Start - End Dates: Aug 22, 2018 - May 22, 2019
Available for Purchase: District Only

Course Description:
Semester-long course purchased through Florida Virtual and used for our district students. This course will help students understand the importance of how thoughts, emotions and behaviors of self and others is critical in developing and maintaining interpersonal relationships. In Psychology I, students learn theories of historically significant psychologists who laid the foundation for scientific research and a clearer understanding of the human mind. This course explores how psychological perspectives influence personality and play a role in human development across the lifespan. Students examine how behaviors are developed, memories are stored and language is acquired. Students also learn about the symptoms and classifications of psychological disorders, along with the various forms of treatments available. After completing this course, students will be equipped with problem solving strategies and even learn methods to cope with stress. Practical, everyday application of the content is a focus of this course.
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Course Accessibility:
District contact provided for accessibility and usability of LMS and course content needs
Course Participation:
Student participation in this course is documented by the following:
  • Student active time in course logged by the learning management system.
  • Coursework submissions recorded by the learning management system.
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  • The virtual education teacher verifies participation in the course 1-3 times a week.