The word “Graphology” is derived from two Greek words: “Graphos” meaning writing and “logos” is study. Therefore, an in-depth study conducted to ascertain a person’s psychological and emotional conditions by analyzing his/her physical characteristics and pattern produced in the handwriting. Graphology is a science of great help to improve one’s personal, social and team-related skills. Handwriting, being the brain writing is involuntary in nature and thus, whatever the writer writes, is in a manner influenced by the psychological and emotional junctures of the brain. This act is impulsive, therefore it can easily be taken into account in order to reveal the hidden personality and the mental and social conditions by a substantial examination of the handwriting.
Forensic Graphology is a part of Forensic Science. In the course entitled as Forensic Graphology, we apply the methodology of Graphology in order to do the criminal profiling of the culprits, to get a better hold on their abusive behavior, criminal nature and schizoid characters.
A proper practice after a detailed theoretical and practical sessions would prepare the students to handle any type of case and any kind of handwriting. This science would equip the students with a full-fledged understanding, so that they can imply it on to the legal, practical, social as well as personal affairs
Module-1 Introduction to forensic graphology
“Graphology” term stands for the examination of the handwriting to reveal the personality traits. According to graphology science, the uniquess in one's handwriting style depicts the personality traits of an individual. A graphologist can reveal and trace your personality character through your handwriting sample.
Handwriting is a neuro-muscular process and graphology is also known as brain-writing. Some of the following things are included in the graphology examination like- attitude, inspiration, honesty, intelligence, emotional solidity, social behavior etc.
This course would be introducing you to the basics of forensic graphology, history, and fundamental facts of graphology, aim and scope of forensic graphology, and the criminality in handwriting.
Module-2 Forensic graphology examination and some specific handwriting traits
Forensic graphology examination, by means of name suggests, the inspection process and its parameters to examine the handwriting. Facets of writings procedure comprise examining the parameters like size, slant, alignment and the direction of the handwriting and revealing that how the writer’s handwriting might speak.
Module will familiarize you to all the parameters of the handwriting examination, introduction to fundamentals of handwriting examination, writing variations, class and individual characteristics, writing forms, qualities and handwriting features. Abbreviations includes alignment, arrangement, connection, initial stroke, pen lifts, pen pressure, punctuation, rhythm, shading, size, slope, terminal stroke, tremors, identification in the practical situation, typical problems involved in handwriting identification and concentration and degree of awareness are all the topics included in this module.
Module-3 Aspects of graphology in psychology
Graphology experts can apply and make use of the handwriting analysis in forensic graphology aspects in the investigation processes and also graphologists might inspect what may be questioned, deceitful, fraud insurance claims, fake medical prescriptions etc.
Aspects of graphology in psychology comprising the introduction, psychological theories of personality, and psychological theories of personality as applied to graphology, national style characteristics, study of slant, alignment, size, pressure, speed, stroke, structure, angle etc., criminality in handwriting, fears and defenses, goals and aspirations, thinking styles and signatures and persona.
Module-4 Graphology and the psychosexual stages of development
Under this module, students will be familiarized with the psycho-sexual stages of development such as trust vs. mistrust (oral) stage: ages 0-1.5, anatomy vs. shame and doubt stage: ages 5-3, initiative vs. guilt stage: ages 3.5-6, industry vs. inferiority stage: ages 7-11, ego identity vs. role confusion stage: ages 12-15, intimacy vs. isolation stage: ages 16-29, generativity vs. stagnation: ages 30-55 and the ego integrity vs. despair: ages 55-105.
Module-5 The criminal mind and handwriting
Subject, forensic graphology, covers various fields of the forensic investigation that are signature verification, handwriting examination, forensic psychology, criminal investigation, crime scene investigation comparison of questioned handwriting with poison pen letters in the legal as well as personal aspects. Many equipments and techniques are used in the examination of the handwriting and the detection of the forgeries.
Criminality in handwriting would introduce you to the basic writing features and analysis technique, criminality in handwriting, self-awareness and analysis of own handwriting, business report writing, and the personality profiles and report writing. It will also comprises the various case studies like analysis of personality of several famous serial killers like Ted Bundy, Richard Ramirez etc.
Module-6 Handwriting and the structure of the brain
The brain writing concepts concludes the introduction to brain writing, the pre-conscious nature in handwriting, psycho-physiology of handwriting, meaning of mind writing and the psychology and neuro-psychology of the pre-consciousness.
Module-7 Conscious, preconscious, and unconscious in handwriting
Factors effecting handwriting such as conscious, preconscious, and unconscious are included in this module. It will familiarize you to the automatism, Kinetic Melodies, Symbolism, signatures can portray one’s profession, parts of the body showing up in the signature and the touch-points and synchronicity in handwriting.
Module-8 Handwriting and brain trauma
Factors of brain trauma and brain organization will introduce you to the epileptic split-brain writer, Dyslexia, higher cortical function in man- localization of brain functions, anti- localization of brain functions, the functional complex and the mediate structure. The central nervous system, the split brain, automatonic nervous system, the triune brain, limbic system writers, striatum writers and the cerebral cortex writers is comprised in this module structure.
Module-9 Questioned documents and disguised handwriting
Introduction to questioned documents, its history, features of the disguised handwriting and its examination relation between graphology and questioned documents would be an essential part of this module structure.
ONLINE EXAMINATION AND EVALUATION PROCESS
The mode of examination will be online for the students enrolled in online courses. After the completion of the respective course duration, you would have access to your examination portal on the allotted date and time, and accordingly you would be notify by the concerned authorities to check mails, so that you must give your examination in allocated date and time on our online examination portal.
TYPES OF QUESTIONS
You will have combination of Multiple Choice Questions, in the form of multiple option, True & False, Fill in the Blanks, Match the Following, Sequences Questions, Multiple Response Questions, Passage and Image Description form.
The complete correction and evaluation takes about two weeks. After the evaluation process is finally done, the mark sheets and certificates are posted on to the given postal address by address confirmation. If any change in postal address student must notify after completion of Examination.
Note: Every student must have to check email for examination notifications and other updates. Also you have update your recent postal address and so on.
SIFS INDIA, provides online education for certificate, Diploma, and PG Diploma courses in the Forensic Science discipline. The Forensic Science programmes are appropriate for all students of any discipline. The course is ideal for those who, whim to secure a stand-alone certification in Forensic Science and whose first degree is in an unrelated field. We aims to provide a thorough education in Forensic Science from a variety of perspectives with multiple dimensions.
After completion of the enrollment processes, a username and password would be generate and provide you through email to access e-books and study materials allied to your programme code within five working days.
Complete Learning of Statement (LOS)
In online education, lectures might be conducted online via Learning Management System (LMS) and instant chatting or messaging. Some course have ‘virtual’ classes; where the enrolled students participate through webcams sources. Through your unique username and password, students can access their profile, study materials, instructor guidance, assignments, quizzes, examination, scores, and so on.
Make important bookmark for future access
In Every LOS, we are constantly reviewing the latest study materials being the very finest course material now available for your programme code. We provides the modified technology inside the portal likewise; the bookmark option to build a specified learning process. Bookmark is also an advantageous for future access. Your learning methods would be helpful to choose objectives. Bookmark giving you the chance to study exactly; what you need in directive to improvement.
Make your own notes
Go Paperless! Online database are much easier than searching through paper files. LOS giving you the note preparation option at the time of study. It would be great method to create and deploy your own written notes for future admittance.
Take multiple quizzes for practice exam
LMS is the best virtual learning systems; to use their own login portal. Multiple quizzes are the most of the latest questions and updates related to the LOS. It would be flexible to practice for examination preparation.
Interact with your instructor for your queries.
Online learning system also provides a forum for discussion with instructor, where you can post and quickly ask your quarries, enhance and collaborate your learning experiences. It would be hard to mature a relationship with your online instructor, you may never meet, but it is worth the exertion to keep communicating and contacting through the online support system.
The assignment submission process diverges depending upon the course you enrolled. Assignment is definitely the indispensable thing in order to complete your programme. It comprises 5 questions with 1000 word limit. Assignment carries a 100% weightage for evaluation of examination. Some key instructions to get good grade in your assignment such as-
1. Read the study materials in depth from portal LOS.
2. Understand the assignment questions and keep within the word limit.
3. Write the assignments yourself which should be plagiarism free.
4. Complete the assignments in given duration and submit after date you will not able to access the assignment.
5. Write your answers in the appropriate format and add the references at the end of your assignment etc.
Online examination system is designed to offer you with an education wherever you are. There are a wide range multiple options. After the completion of the respective course duration, you would have access to your examination portal on the allotted date and time. In LMS examination procedure, you will allocated for examination in a particular time, so that you must give your examination in allocated date and time on your online examination portal.
Note: 1.You must have to complete your examination in given time period accordingly to your course instructor. You cannot attempt your examination twice.
2. If you are not able to attempt your examination, you must to inform your instructor prior the time period and give specific reason to conduct re-schedule examination date*.