Educational Psychology

Also Known As

PSY
210
Course Section Number
EDC
210

Description

(Also PSY 210) The role of psychological concepts in educational practices, focusing on the nature and sources of intellectual development and readiness according to Piagetian, psychometric, and information process perspectives. Beyond these approaches to cognitive development, learning theory, motivation, and the role of emotion in learning will be discussed. This course will also include a section on individual differences in learning; exceptional students and social, ethnic, cultural, and gender differences. The related topics of measurement and evaluation of learning will round out the course.

Division

Humanities

Academic Level

Undergraduate

Topic Code

Problem Solving/Critical Thinking

Credits

1.00 c.u.

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