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Course Details

Course Code: EDUC518 Course ID: 2791 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Graduate

This course examines the theoretical and applied aspects of learning, motivation, human development, personality, assessment, and evaluation in the educational setting. Content includes the study of learning theories as well as cognitive, emotional, and social learning processes that underlie education and human development to include affective processes and socialization. Emphasis is placed on developing skills to better understand learners to foster improved learning, influence and manage classroom learning, and recognize and consider individual differences.

Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Start Month Session Weeks
07/25/2022 - 12/30/2022 01/02/2023 - 04/23/2023 January Winter 2023 Session A 16 Week session

Current Syllabi

Upon successful completion of this course, candidates will be able to:

  1. Define “educational psychology” and describe ways it can contribute to the education environment.
  2. Discuss the importance of the psychology to the development of a student’s self- esteem, motivation, and learning styles.
  3. Compare and contrast the various factors that cognitive, behavioral, and humanistic theorists believe influence the learning process.
  4. Apply learning theories and models to classroom situations.
  5. Describe how students construct knowledge, acquire skills, and develop habits.
  6. Identify and discuss the major components and techniques of classroom planning, management and instruction and how these components and techniques address individual differences.
  7. Apply objective knowledge of student development factors when making instructional decisions.
  8. Discuss the implications and impact of the myriad of individual differences on the learning of individual students in the classroom environment.
  9. Apply strategies that help diverse students work cooperatively and productively in groups.
  10. Describe how teachers, parents, and students all contribute to a productive learning environment.

Upon successful completion of this course, candidates will be able to:

  1. Define “educational psychology” and describe ways it can contribute to the education environment.
  2. Discuss the importance of the psychology to the development of a student’s self- esteem, motivation, and learning styles.
  3. Compare and contrast the various factors that cognitive, behavioral, and humanistic theorists believe influence the learning process.
  4. Apply learning theories and models to classroom situations.
  5. Describe how students construct knowledge, acquire skills, and develop habits.
  6. Identify and discuss the major components and techniques of classroom planning, management and instruction and how these components and techniques address individual differences.
  7. Apply objective knowledge of student development factors when making instructional decisions.
  8. Discuss the implications and impact of the myriad of individual differences on the learning of individual students in the classroom environment.
  9. Apply strategies that help diverse students work cooperatively and productively in groups.
  10. Describe how teachers, parents, and students all contribute to a productive learning environment.
Book Title:Educational Psychology: Reflection for Action, 3rd Ed. *Note: the price provided is for the VitalSource eBook
ISBN:9781118076132
Publication Info:WILEY
Author:Angela M. O'Donnell, Johnmarshall Reeve, Jeffrey K. Smith
Unit Cost:$60.39
Electronic ISBN:9781118076132
Electronic Unit Cost:$60.39
 

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.