Educational Psychology - EDU 2102

Description:

This course is an introduction to the application of psychology to the problems of education in a variety of educational settings. It examines the theoretical and applied aspects of learning, motivation, human development, personality, and measurement and evaluation

Prerequisite:

1st year student

Learning Objectives:

Students will:

  • Define learning and discuss the major categories of variables associated with learning
  • Compare and contrast the factors that cognitive, behavioral, and humanistic theorists believe influence the learning process
  • Identify the major components and techniques of classroom planning, management and instruction
  • Identify how these general techniques can be modified to address individual differences.

Recommended Text:

Educational Psychology:Theory into practice, (9th ed.). Slavin, R., 2008.Boston:Allyn and Bacon.