Click the course title "Introduction to Parapsychology" above or under My Courses to the left to enter your completed course.
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This course is designed as an overview to introduce students to the methodologies of parapsychologists specifically with regard to the spontaneous occurrence of psychic experiences as they occur outside laboratory settings, with a main focus on cases of reported Apparitions, Hauntings and Poltergeists. Attendees will gain an understanding of the very basic skills needed for investigation of ghosts, poltergeists, haunted places and related psychic experiences. The class will include the conceptual models of the phenomena, how the scientific and psychic approaches can mesh together, and how to assess a situation, investigate it, and resolve the case to the satisfaction of the people having the experiences.
This course involves viewing 4 video presentations from previous courses at the Rhine Education Center, participating in discussion questions with other students, and writing a short paper to explore one topic in greater detail. Each video is between 60 and 90 minutes in length. These videos were selected due to the quality of the presentation, the relevance of the subject to the field, and the professionalism of the presenters.
Each week you will watch a different presentation found in the course outline below. You will also answer a discussion question on the topic. Finally, additional resources will be listed for each week that will be related to the final 3-5 page paper for the course.
To Enter Your Course Click the course title "Introduction to Parapsychology" above or under My Courses to the left to enter your course. Once you enter your course, you will find the following resources: Class Discussions: This link will bring you to the discussion forums for the course. Each week, you will see a new discussion question. You should post one original response to the discussion question each week by clicking the “New Thread” link in the forum. Course Syllabus: This is the syllabus for the course that includes a list of the class topics for each week and information about evaluations and grading. Course Materials: This page contains information about text books and any articles or online resources that you might need. Contact Your Instructor: On this page you will find information about how and why you might want to contact the instructor for the course. There are several valid reasons to contact the instructor. Please use the ASK YOUR INSTRUCTOR discussion topic for issues that concern the whole class. Please read this page carefully! View Archived Classes: This will bring you to a list of classes that have been recorded. If you miss the original course broadcast or need to review information from a previous class, you can find links to those classes here. All information contained on this page is the sole property of the Rhine Education Center and the Rhine Research Center. This information cannot be reproduced or reused without the expressed written permission of the Rhine Research Center.
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