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Course Code

ENG 208

Course Title

Advanced English Grammar & Vocabulary Development

Credits

01 Credit Hr Course

Evaluation Method

Assignment-                           10% 

Power point Presentation     10%

Mid Semester Examination  10%,

Portfolio                                 10%

End Semester Examination  60%

Viva voice, 80% attendance is compulsory to sit for the final examination.

Teaching Methods

Lectures, Course book, Multimedia Presentation, Pair & Group Activities

Lecturer

Jagath Polgaspitiya  

Course Content:                 Year 02 - Semester 03

Week

                                       Topic

01

Nouns And Compounds  - Compound Nouns

02

Pronouns & Substitution and Leaving Out Words

03

How To Form Report & Questions & Ask & Answer Negative Questions

04

Verbs: Linking Verbs, Verb + To Infinitive / Ing Etc

05

Phrasal Verbs And Phrasal Prepositional Verbs               

06

Prepositional Phrases                                                          

07

                            Oral & Written Test

08

Relative Clause And Other Types Of Clause                             

09

Defining Relative Clause

10

Passive:  Reporting With Passive & Passive Forms With : Verb + Ing & To – 

                     Infinitive       

11

Reporting With That Clause &  People’s Thought

12

Modifiers: Post & Pre Modifiers

13

Advanced Vocabulary Development Skills

14

                        Oral & Written Test


Buddhist Terminology is the study of terms and their use I Buddhist fields. Terms are words and compound words or multi-word expressions that in specific contexts are given specific meanings—these may deviate from the meanings the same words have in other contexts and in everyday language. 

Buddhist Terminology is a discipline that studies, among other things, the development of such terms and their interrelationships within a Buddhist domain.

Buddhist Terminology differs from lexicography, as it involves the study of concepts, conceptual systems and their labels (terms), whereas lexicography studies words and their meanings.



This course gives the students a vast opportunity to perform practically and effectively in scenarios related to business and inter office communication which would eventually make them confident and perform better in their real life carrier paths. The course aims at covering both speaking and writing skills of English Language.


Course overview

This course aims at giving the students fundamental yet essential steps in one’s carrier life, especially related to business field. Starting from CV writing to doing a well-structured presentation, this course improves the self- confidence in the students when performing certain skills and presenting about themselves in English.

                                        

Course Objectives

·         To make students aware of modern approaches of CV writing

·         To enlighten students about doing accurate methods of report writing by doing a small research

·         To motivate students doing presentation in front of the class uplifting their self-confidence.


Through learning this course you will be expected to demonstrate the Historical Background Before the Buddha. From the beginning of the Indian history up to the rising of Buddhism will be elaborated in a substantial depth.      

Course overview

This course provides an overview of linguistics as a discipline, its development, levels of structure and its significance to English language teaching. Students will get a good grasp of linguistic principles and will understand more about how languages work. In addition, the course will help the students to identify the differences between their first language and the second language and will eventually be able to minimize their mistakes when they perform in their second language. Their English listening, speaking, reading and writing will improve substantially, as the course is taught in English.

 

Course Objectives

  • ·       To teach students the basics of linguistics, through the medium of English.
  • ·     To encourage students to think critically, discuss the issues with classmates and teacher, and question what they or written resources say.
  • ·      To give students an opportunity to present their own ideas and those of others in a logical way.

 

Learning Outcomes

  • ·       Students will be able to examine the various language components which give significance to English language teaching.
  • ·       Students will be able to make inferences based on the different theories of linguistics and Cite examples to validate theories of linguistics.
  • ·       Students will manifest positive attitudes towards the study of linguistics and participate actively during discussions.


This subjects aims at improving students' ability to use language for various purposes; both written and spoken. Students are given extensive practice in sentence skills , letter writing and interview skills. They actively partake in activities both individually and in groups. students are assessed through continuous assignments as well as an end semester examination.

Course Overview

 


This course  includes topics in essential study skills needed for the success in higher education. students are made to get involved in various activities related to group discussions, library reference, note taking, dictionary use etc.

Course Code

ENG 201

Course Title

Advanced English Writing and Reading Skills

Credits

01 Credit Hour Course

Evaluation Method

Assignment-  15%

Assignment-  15%

Portfolio - 30%

End Semester Examination 40%

80% attendance is compulsory to sit for the final examination.

Teaching Methods

Lectures, Handouts, Extra reading sources

Lecturer

Ms. Sahani Situbandara

Course Content

Week

Topic

01

Paragraph Writing – I

02

Paragraph Writing – I

03

Paragraph Writing – II

04

Paragraph Writing – II

05

Writing Composition

06

Writing Composition

07

Written Test (Mid Semester Examination)

08

Summarizing

09

Summarizing

10

Film Review

11

Film Review

12

Capitalization And Punctuation

13

Capitalization And Punctuation

14

Book Review

15

Book Review

 

Written Test (End Semester Examination)

 


The aim of the course is to develop the student’s communicative competence in English language skills with a high command needed for higher education and employment through the realization of the following objectives:

1. Develop appropriate argument and make judgments in day to day contexts and work place using appropriate expressions for effective communication   

2. Use different learning techniques such as role play, drama, simulations, memorization and games in developing language skills in a simulated context in class 



The aim of the course is to develop the students' communicative competence in Engish language skills required for effective social interaction and employment through the realization of the following objectives:

1. Develop appropriate argument and make judgments in day- to- day contexts and workplace using appropriate expressions for effective communication.

2. Present information and ideas efficiently and effectively in communication.

3. Engage in effective oral communication presenting information and ideas.

4. demonstrate the ability to listen and carry out simple task accurately in different contexts.


Course overview

This course aims to develop students’ writing, reading and speaking skills through exposing them to various related tasks. Further, students are expected to integrate their computer literacy with English language skills. Students are expected to speak confidently in front of audiences.   

 

 

Course Objectives

·         To motivate students to speak in front of the class

·         To encourage students to use computers as an asset to their learning process

·          To improve their reading skills when reading texts in English


This course aims at honing students' analytical writing skills. students get the opportunity to look at a given topic from various angles. they also write critically about an unseen prose or passage.

The Buddha is one of the ideal characters in the world. The teaching of the Buddha is quite unique to the world. Therefore, people try to learn Buddhist teachings from various perspectives. But the Buddha teaches his Doctrine for the practice, not for just learning. As a new tendency, Buddhist teachings learn in academically. what the new tendencies of learning Buddhist teachings will be discussed throughout the course.   

Detailed Syllabus

Diploma in Buddhist Counselling

Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy (SIBA), the Higher Educational Project of Sri Dalada Maligawa is a UGC accredited Degree awarding Institute. Diploma in Buddhist Counselling course which is offered by the Department of Counselling Psychology at SIBA is designed with the view of producing self-confident counsellors and it opens new scopes in Psychosocial and professional life styles. This Diploma course enables one to provide better solutions for mental disorders of people that arise due to the extreme competitiveness of the surrounding world and, one is better trained in anger management, stress management, and family and professional counselling in this course.

Qualifications

·         Anyone who has passed Ordinary Level (O/L) Examination can apply this course.

·         Duration:-10 months

·         Medium:-Sinhala/English

·         Time and Place:-From 9.00 am to 3.00 pm., at the lecture rooms of the Department of Counselling Psychology, Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy (SIBA).

·         Attendance:-To sit for the exam 80% attendance is compulsory.

Exam

·         The exam will be held under three levels. So, each student has to face following three examinations

1. Certificate Examination of Diploma in Buddhist Counselling

2. Advanced Certificate Examination of Diploma in Buddhist Counselling

3. Diploma Examination of Diploma in Buddhist Counselling

Further students will be assessed by

·         Writing an Article from the fields of Western Counselling or Buddhist Counseling

·         PowerPoint Presentations

·         Portfolios

·         Teaching Methods:-Lecturing, Practical Training, Field Studies, Multimedia, Psychological Workshops, Meditation and Yoga Workshops.

 

 

·        Grading System

Marks

Grade

Mean

100-90

A+

4.00

89-80

A

4.00

79-70

A-

3.70

69-65

B+

3.30

64-60

B

3.00

59-55

B-

2.70

54-50

C+

2.30

49-45

C

2.00

44-40

C-

1.70

39-35

D+

1.30

34-30

D

1.00

29-00

F

00

 

Lecture Panel

Lectures will be done by experienced lecturers about psychological counselling.

·         Psychiatrist Dr. Neal Fernando

·         Dr. Upali M.Sedare

·         Assistant Prof. Sarath Chandrasekara

·         Dr. B.M.K.Perera

·         Ms. Kumuduni Lekhamge

·         Ven. Polonnaruwe Sumanasara

·         Ven. Koonknadawala Wimaladhamma

·         Ms. Subhashini Herath

·         Ms. Hansi Hapugasthenna


Counselling Psychology is a popular field in Psychology and it basically pays attention to mental health, mental development, human behavior, personality development etc. Counseling mainly deals with the wellness, personal growth, career and pathological concern. Counselling basically includes  analyzing human behaviors and using fundamentals of Psychology to fix it. Foundation of Counselling is Psychology. Knowledge about Psychology is needed for counselling. So, Counseling Psychology helps to solve the problems of human beings. This module further pays attention to different types of counselling, the quality of counselling, qualities and skills of counselors etc. Following themes are discussed in detail.

Course Objectives

  • Students will be able to identify various counselling skills and qualities practiced by professional counsellors in dealing with clients.
  • They will be able to identify  various counselling techniques that should be practiced according to the situation.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this module, students will be able,

  • To use the components of successful communication including effective listening, observation, interpersonal relations, body language etc.
  • To use helping skills and other qualities and skills that should be practiced by a counselor.
  • To be able to write counselling reports.

Overview 

Dhamma in English studies terms and concepts on Dhamma by using dictionaries, Encyclopaedias, and Academic writings in English. This will enable the students to understand the different terms and concepts in the Teachings of the Buddha.

Through this, it is anticipated to give knowledge about how treatment planning is quite necessary to make the counsellor's interference a fruitful and success for an effective counselling process. Then counsellor understands without treatment planning, it is inevitable to counselling to become a useless service. This aims the data what the counsellor has to check for treatment planning, the formula given in treatments by psychologists, behavioural analysis, frequency, intensity and duration, plus scientific interventions like diagnosis and assessment, hypothesis and predictions. Three phases of a treatment process, long-term and short-term treatment planning, different roles of the therapists, guardians, well-wishers, professionals, how to prepare daily activity plan, steps of a structural point of view for treatment planning, evaluation and the follow-up mechanism.


Course Overview 

This course provides ethical guideline for the counselor for doing effective counseling sessions and support counselors by defining ethical standard of practice and responsibilities.  Counseling ethics have five purposes, such as clarifying counselor’s ethical responsibility, supporting missions of counseling, establishing principles for behavior and best practice, serving as ethical promoting the counseling profession’s values, providing a basis for processing ethical complaints. The American Counseling Association addresses eight areas including, the counseling relationship, confidentiality, professional responsibility, relationships with other professionals, evaluation and assessment, supervision and training, research and publication and resolving ethical issues 

 

Course Objectives 

 

This course aims to give a good knowledge of counselling ethics emphasizing the importance of protecting those ethics even in very difficult counselling situations.  

 

This course will help the undergraduates to understand and to be thorough with the methods that they can use for their higher education; so that they will be able to do their higher studies effectively.

Course Overview

 

Psychology is a newly developed scientific field which studies the mind and behavior of human beings. It is a multifaceted discipline which includes many sub-fields of study such areas as human development, sports, health, clinical, social behavior and cognitive processes. Psychology attempts to investigate the causes of behavior using systematic and objective procedures for observation, measurement and analysis, backed-up by theoretical interpretations, generalizations, explanations and predictions. In this course, basically, the development of Psychology throughout history is discussed.

 

·         Introduction to Western Psychology

·         Origin of Western Psychology

·         Major Schools of Psychology

·         Structuralism

·         Functionalism

·         Behaviorism

·         Psychoanalysis

·         Psychodynamic Approach

·         Humanistic Theory

·         Gestalt Psychology

·         Cognitive Approach

·         Existential Theory

 

Course Objectives

 

1.      Students will be able to define and describe what psychology is, and distinguish psychology from the work done in other disciplines.

 

2.      Students will be able to describe, and provide specific examples of how the study of psychology is relevant in various aspects of life: family and relationships, education, policy and law, arts and entertainment, business and the workplace, and healthcare.

 

3.      Students will be able to describe, in their own words, the main questions studied in the different schools of psychology.

 

4.      Students will be able to define the terminology used in Psychology.


Learning Outcomes

 

1.      To examine the origin of Psychology related to Philosophy.

 

2.      To identify similarities and differences of thought and practice among various schools of Psychology.

 

3.      To critically discuss and evaluate various theories of Psychology.

 

4.      To compare and examine the influences of these psychological theories to the present world.

Course Overview

This course covers topics related to operations management emphasizing concepts, techniques and tools to design, analyze, and improve core operational capabilities, and apply them to a broad range of  industries.





Effective Discourse Skills aims at honing students' writing skills to a more advanced level. This course enables students to  write error free texts of high standard. They practice higher order skills  in writing  with accuracy and efficiency.

Writing, like all other aspects of language, is communicative. Think about what we write in real life. We write e-mails, lists, notes, covering letters, reports, curriculums, assignments, etc. The purpose of this course is to illustrate the communicative aspects of writing which we use in both formal and informal contexts.

Phonology is the study of the particular sound units in languages. It can be compared to phonetics, which is the study of human speech in general, and includes the articulation and perception of sounds. Students will acquire the knowledge of place and manner of articulation, vowels, and consonants and study of phonetic script and Practice.

Course Overview

The course Marketing Management provides an introduction to all aspects of marketing with particular emphasis on introduction to theories, concepts and practices in marketing including an understanding of the basic theories of marketing, the marketing mix variables, and a practical application in the context of the marketing management cycle processes of research, planning, organization, implementation and control.




This course helps improve students' analytical reading skills. reading is identified to be a basic skill required to peruse any course of study. Students are already familiar with most basic reading skills such as skimming and scanning. in this course students practice breaking a text into its constructive  elements to get a deeper understanding of the text. students read a variety of texts and explore their hidden meaning. linguistic devices and writing techniques.

The course aims at improving the writing skills of students via creative writing. The students will be guided to express their writing skills in a variety of genres. The students will be expected to perform writing tasks continuously and edit their writing for better expression of thought, ideas, and creativity. 

Course Overview

Child psychology is concerned with exploring development and change in thoughts, feelings and behavior across the lifespan. Originally concerned with infants and children, the field has expanded to include adolescence, adult development, aging, and the entire lifespan. This course is designed to facilitate understanding of students about motor skills and other psycho-physiological processes; cognitive development involving areas such as problem solving, moral understanding, and conceptual understanding; language acquisition; social, personality, and emotional development; and self-concept and identity formation. The following theories are discussed in detail.

  • Psychodynamic Theory of Development
  • Behavioral Theory of Development
  • Psychosocial Theory of Development
  • Learning Theories of Development
  • Cognitive Theories of Development

Course Objectives

  • Students will be able to identify historical concepts and influences on modern theories of human development.
  • They will be able to recognize recent theoretical perspectives on human development and identify the contributions of major theorists, such as Freud, Erikson, Piaget, Bowlby, Vygotsky, Marcia, Kohlberg.
  • Students will also be able to recognize commonly used methods in research on human development, identifying strengths and limitations of each. 288

Learning Outcomes

  • To critically examine the relatedness of various developmental theories in understanding human being.
  • To identify and apply the most suitable theory according to the situation in the counselling process.


COURSE OVERVIEW

Principles of Management is a comprehensive introductory module for beginners and intermediate level students on the management concepts, major functions, process, and theories with particular emphasis on essential management skills and roles to form strategic vision, objectives, setting strategies and implementing for effective and efficient management of organizations.


This course prepares students for IELTS exam. IELTS stands for International English Language Testing System. Passing IELTS is a prerequisite to go to an English speaking country to study or work and live. This course provides practice to face all the four parts of the test; i.e Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. Students get an opportunity to take part in activities identical to the real tests of IELTS. At the same time they are provided with feedback on their performance and they are assessed using the criteria used in an authentic IELTS tests.

Students are required to face a reading test, writing test , speaking test and a listening test as heir assignments and in addition they have to sit for an end semester exam. 

Counseling Psychology and its Practice

  • Course Overview

Western Counselling and Buddhist Counselling are two main popular streams of Psychology. Both streams study the mind and behavior of human beings. These two main streams attempt to investigate the causes of behavior using systematic and objective procedures for observation, measurement and analysis, backed-up by theoretical interpretations, generalizations, explanations and predictions. This course provides a general introduction to both Western Counselling Psychology and Buddhist Counselling Psychology. Further, this course also provides an introduction to main concepts of Western Counselling and Buddhist Counselling.

  • Course Objectives

This course aims to give a good knowledge of Western Counselling Psychology and Buddhist Counselling Psychology. 

  • Learning Outcomes

  1. To examine the main concepts of Western Counselling Psychology and Buddhist Counselling Psychology.  
  2. To understand the qualities and skills of a counselor.
  3. To understand and identify main mental disorders.
  4. To help clients.
  5. To practice simple relaxation techniques with clients.
  6. To apply positive thinking in daily life.
  7. To engage in psycho social activities with a clear understanding.


Counseling Psychology and its Practice

  • Course Overview

Western Counselling and Buddhist Counselling are two main popular streams of Psychology. Both streams study the mind and behavior of human beings. These two main streams attempt to investigate the causes of behavior using systematic and objective procedures for observation, measurement and analysis, backed-up by theoretical interpretations, generalizations, explanations and predictions. This course provides a general introduction to both Western Counselling Psychology and Buddhist Counselling Psychology. Further, this course also provides an introduction to main concepts of Western Counselling and Buddhist Counselling.

  • Course Objectives

This course aims to give a good knowledge of Western Counselling Psychology and Buddhist Counselling Psychology. 

  • Learning Outcomes

  1. To examine the main concepts of Western Counselling Psychology and Buddhist Counselling Psychology.  
  2. To understand the qualities and skills of a counselor.
  3. To understand and identify main mental disorders.
  4. To help clients.
  5. To practice simple relaxation techniques with clients.
  6. To apply positive thinking in daily life.
  7. To engage in psycho social activities with a clear understanding.


Course Overview

 

Counseling psychology is a popular sub field of psychology that encompasses research and applied work in several broad domains. It includes counseling process and outcome; supervision and training; career development and counseling; and prevention and health. Some unifying themes counseling psychology includes a focus on assets and strengths, person–environment interactions, educational and career development, brief interactions, and a focus on intact personalities. Critical evaluation of major theories of counseling Psychology and human development are discussed in this course.

 

  • Major theories of Psychology relating to Counseling
  • Psychoanalytic Theory of Counseling
  • Jungian Theory of Counseling
  • Adlerian Theory of Counseling
  • Existential Theory of Counseling
  • Person- Centered Therapy
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Behavior Therapy
  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy
  • Brief Therapy

This is “world of stress.” Everyone is facing for stress and depression due to various personal and social problems. Therefore, all are seeking different techniques to manage stress and to make their mind peaceful. Buddhist Psychology and Counseling is one of the best solutions to all. It addresses the roots of the problem and also the solutions to all human problems. It leads to make man into

 

“fully functioning person” which is the final objective of the Buddhist Counseling. Following themes will be covered in Buddhist Psychology and Counseling.

 

Buddhist Counseling Psychology Main Buddhist concepts Buddhist Psychology

 

Buddhist Psychotherapy Mental illness

 

Effective communication Buddhist Therapies Buddhist Meditation Yoga Philosophy Practical Training


Course Overview

 

Psychology is a newly developed scientific field which studies the mind and behavior of human beings. It is a multifaceted discipline which includes many sub-fields of study such areas as human development, sports, health, clinical, social behavior and cognitive processes. Psychology attempts to investigate the causes of behavior using systematic and objective procedures for observation, measurement and analysis, backed-up by theoretical interpretations, generalizations, explanations and predictions. In this course, basically, the development of Psychology throughout history is discussed.

 

·         Introduction to Western Psychology

·         Major Schools of Psychology (Structuralism/Functionalism/ Behaviourism)

·         Psychoanalysis

·         Psychodynamic Approach- Jungian Theory

·         Psychodynamic Approach- Adlerian Theory

·         Psychodynamic Approach- Erikson’s Theory

·         Gestalt Psychology

·         Cognitive Approach

·         Humanistic Approach- Maslow’s Theory

·         Humanistic Approach- Rogers’s Theory

·         Existential Theory

 

Course Objectives

 

1.      Students will be able to define and describe what psychology is, and distinguish psychology from the work done in other disciplines.

 

2.      Students will be able to describe, and provide specific examples of how the study of psychology is relevant in various aspects of life: family and relationships, education, policy and law, arts and entertainment, business and the workplace, and healthcare.

 

3.      Students will be able to describe, in their own words, the main questions studied in the different schools of psychology.

 

4.      Students will be able to define the terminology used in Psychology.


Course Code :

 

CNS 165

Course Title :

 

Western Counselling Psychology – 1 ( Theoretical Approach )

Medium :

 

English

Semester :

 

I – Semester

Day of the week :

 

Thursday

Time :

 

12.30 p.m. to 03.30 p.m.

Venue :

 

SIBA

Credits :

 

03

Lecturer’s Name :

 

Ms. Subhashini Herath & Ms. Hansi Hapugasthenna

Method of Evaluation :

 

Later will inform

Week

 

Topics

 

 

 

1.             

 

Introduction to Western Psychology (SH)

2.              

 

Major Schools of Psychology (Structuralism/Functionalism/ Behaviourism) (SH)

3.             

 

Psychoanalysis (HH)

4.             

 

Psychodynamic Approach- Jungian Theory (HH)

5.             

 

Psychodynamic Approach- Adlerian Theory (SH)

6.             

 

Psychodynamic Approach- Erikson’s Theory (HH)

7.             

 

Mid Term

8.             

 

Gestalt Theory (HH)

9.             

 

Cognitive Approach (SH)

10.         

 

Humanistic Approach- Maslow’s Theory (SH)

11.         

 

Humanistic Approach- Rogers’s Theory (SH)

12.         

 

Existential Theory (HH)

13.         

 

New Trends in Western Counseling Psychology (SH/HH)

14.         

 

Final Presentations

15.         

 

Concluding Remarks


Students learning this module will excel in labels such as noun, adjective, verb, subject, object, phrase, clause. The study will also include discussion of the use of grammar in written and spoken language. After completing the module the students will be able to engage in effective oral communication presenting information and ideas efficiently and effectively.

The aim of the course is to develop the student’s communicative competence in English language skills with a high command needed for higher education and employment through the realization of the following objectives:

1. Develop appropriate argument and make judgments in day to day contexts and work place using appropriate expressions for effective communication   

2. Use different learning techniques such as role play, drama, simulations, memorization and games in developing language skills in a simulated context in class 

Course Overview

This course is an introduction to the basic principles, concepts, applications and standards underlying financial accounting systems with emphasis on the construction of the basic financial accounting statements - the income statement, balance sheet, and cash flow statement - as well as their interpretation.


Course Overview
What is gender? Why is the study of gender important for contemporary society? In this course we will probe how it comes to be, how it impact on our lives, how it relate to social inequality, and social resistances to gendering. We will conceptualize gender as socially constructed and then examine the various ways in which notions of femininity and masculinity are reconstructed within our institutions and cultural productions. Themes of Study: Introduction to Gender and Society, Gender, Sexuality and Gendered Socialization, Performing Gender, Feminism, Historical Perspectives and Gender discrimination, Gender Stereo Types and Culture in the Sri Lankan context, Gender and Violence, Women and Human Rights, Human Development (Health and Education)  and contemporary Gender issues in Sri Lanka.

Epistemology is a branch of philosophy that talks about the ways of knowledge. Buddhism generally opposed the Brahmanical orthodoxy, the concepts of Atman and Brahman. Buddhism elaborated an epistemology in which perception has precisely the privileged status. As time passed many Buddhist philosophers like Ven. Nagarjuna, Dignaga, Candakirti contributed many philosophical standpoints and arguments based on the epistemological grounds. Particularly following themes are discussed in this course.


Course Overview

This module covers the background, latest theory about entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial process and relates actual experiences focusing on starting and growing independent new ventures. Additionally the course reviews the significant economic and social contributions entrepreneurs provide to society, the intense commitment, and the skills necessary for entrepreneurial success.



Course Overview

This introductory course describes and explains major aspects of human resource management that are extremely useful for effectively working in the field of human resource management.


Course Overview

The course covers topics of mission, goal, strategy formulation, strategy implementation and strategy evaluation focusing on some of the important current issues in strategic management. The course concentrates on modern analytical approaches and successful strategic practices.


Personality Development

Course Overview

Personality psychology which is a popular branch of psychology studies personality and its variation among individuals. It focuses on construction of a coherent picture of the individual and their major psychological processes. Personality Psychology investigates of individual psychological differences. Personality disorders are a classification of mental disorders characterized by enduring maladaptive patterns of behavior, cognition, and inner experience, exhibited across many contexts and deviating markedly from those accepted by the individual's culture. Here, the main themes of Personality Psychology and Personality disorders are discussed.

Course Objectives

Students will be able to

Understand the basic concepts and principles of each theoretical perspective.

Relate the personality theories to one’s own development, characteristics, and behaviors.

Apply the theories to others’ lives in order to better understand their personalities and experiences.

Learning Outcomes

To examine the basic concepts related to Personality Psychology and Personality Disorders.

To identify similarities and differences of thought and practice among various theories of Personality and personality disorders.

To critically discuss and evaluate various theories of Personality and personality disorders

Personality psychology which is a popular branch of psychology studies personality and its variation among individuals. It focuses on construction of a coherent picture of the individual and their major psychological processes. Personality Psychology investigates of individual psychological differences. Personality disorders are a classification of mental disorders characterized by enduring maladaptive patterns of behavior, cognition, and inner experience, exhibited across many contexts and deviating markedly from those accepted by the individual's culture. Here, the main themes of Personality Psychology and Personality disorders are discussed.


Studying the Origin and development of Sangha from the time of the Buddha up to the present, the modern Sangha administration the act regulation, order and statement of Sangha.


Studying the Origin and development and nature of Sri Lankan culture Buddhist, Hindu, Islamic, culture, traditionalism and modernization, the problems of cultural diversity and compulsory issues.


Course Overview

With the excessive exploitation of natural resources, finite resources are remaining as a treasure for future generations to be protected. Hence, importance of proper knowledge on natural environment is a necessity in order to propagate the value of it. This course includes the philosophical teachings of the Buddha regarding environment and ethical aspects of Buddhism regarding the natural environment. Pre - Buddhist view of natural environment and contemporary concerns of ecology and the environment is discussed comparatively under this course unit with Buddhist approach as well as with different religious and philosophical teachings.

 

Course Objectives

The objectives of this course is to introduce the students about Buddhist environmental concept and theories; familiarize with the relevant primary sources along with their corresponding sections of modern scholastic notion of Buddhist Environmental philosophy. Students also will be able to aware about the current global environmental education theories and programs and impact of Buddhist environmental ethics for the Environmental philosophy of Buddhism.

 

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course students will able

Ø  To examine the different religious and philosophical views on the origin of natural environment

Ø  To evaluate the pre – Buddhist  views of environmental philosophy

Ø  To analyze the fundamental Buddhist concepts in relation to environment

Ø  To compare the Environmental theories such as Egocentricism and Human – Nature Orientation with the Buddhist Teachings

Ø  To study the Buddhist environmental ethics

Ø  To apply the Buddhist Theoretical knowledge on the Environment for sustainable Development through Green Economics


This course is based on the DEN Level 3 Course Book. It aims to introduce students to the practical English language skills in Writing and Reading to develop their understanding and practice of language content for effective, accurate and fluent communication in different contexts.

The suggested teaching methodologies in the course book will provide practical and simulated contexts for language practice while maintaining high learner interests in the learning tasks. Besides, the syllabus provides for personality and leadership.

The expected outcomes will be realized through the achievement of the following objectives:

  • Demonstrate knowledge, understanding and practice of prescribed English grammar content with a high degree of accuracy and fluency.
  • Apply the acquired English practice to analyze and interpret qualitative and quantitative information for efficient and effective reading in day-to-day life, career and even higher education.
  • Produce properly organized written texts with standard grammar and styles of writing for clear and effective communication.
  • Engage in effective communication presenting information and ideas efficiently and effectively.
  • Acquire and use a range of vocabulary from diverse field for uninterrupted communication in both written and oral forms.
  • Demonstrate ability to listen and carry out simple tasks accurately in different contexts.
  • Improve and develop skills in presentation. 

The objectives of this course are to introduce the student doing a special survey of the history of Buddhism in India in the early post-Asokan period focusing on the political, cultural and historical background.