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The Psychology Of Language

By Prof. Naveen Kashyap   |   IIT Guwahati
Learners enrolled: 3222
The very basic form of exchanging information between two living beings is termed as communication. A highly developed form of communication is language, which is used mostly by human beings. The present course will introduce the concept of language and the psychology behind the learning and using of language

INTENDED AUDIENCE: Students, Teachers
PREREQUISITES:          NIL  
Summary
Course Status : Ongoing
Course Type : Elective
Duration : 8 weeks
Start Date : 23 Aug 2021
End Date : 15 Oct 2021
Exam Date : 23 Oct 2021 IST
Enrollment Ends : 30 Aug 2021
Category :
  • Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Psychology
Credit Points : 2
Level : Undergraduate/Postgraduate



Course layout

Week 1: Communication and Language Week 2: The Science of Language Week 3: Speech Perception Week 4: Speech Production Week 5: Words Week 6: Sentences Week 7: Discourse Week 8: Reading and Writing

Books and references

1. David Ludden,  The psychology of learning, Sage Press
2. David Carrol, Psychology of Learning, Thompson Wordsworth

Instructor bio

Prof. Naveen Kashyap

IIT Guwahati
Naveen Kashyap, Ph.D is as Associate Professor of Psychology at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati. His research interests are sleep and human cognitive processes. Dr Kashyap has been teaching courses like cognitive psychology, introduction to psychology, consumer psychology, advance cognitive process and research methodology to UG and PG students of IITG Guwahati for the past 10 years.

Course certificate

The course is free to enroll and learn from. But if you want a certificate, you have to register and write the proctored exam conducted by us in person at any of the designated exam centres.
The exam is optional for a fee of Rs 1000/- (Rupees one thousand only).
Date and Time of Exams: 23 October 2021 Morning session 9am to 12 noon; Afternoon Session 2pm to 5pm.
Registration url: Announcements will be made when the registration form is open for registrations.
The online registration form has to be filled and the certification exam fee needs to be paid. More details will be made available when the exam registration form is published. If there are any changes, it will be mentioned then.
Please check the form for more details on the cities where the exams will be held, the conditions you agree to when you fill the form etc.

CRITERIA TO GET A CERTIFICATE

Average assignment score = 25% of average of best 6 assignments out of the total 8 assignments given in the course.
Exam score = 75% of the proctored certification exam score out of 100

Final score = Average assignment score + Exam score

YOU WILL BE ELIGIBLE FOR A CERTIFICATE ONLY IF AVERAGE ASSIGNMENT SCORE >=10/25 AND EXAM SCORE >= 30/75. If one of the 2 criteria is not met, you will not get the certificate even if the Final score >= 40/100.

Certificate will have your name, photograph and the score in the final exam with the breakup.It will have the logos of NPTEL and IIT Guwahati .It will be e-verifiable at nptel.ac.in/noc.

Only the e-certificate will be made available. Hard copies will not be dispatched.

Once again, thanks for your interest in our online courses and certification. Happy learning.

- NPTEL team


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