PSY 430
Educational Psychology
Online Course

PSY 430 Educational Psychology

3 Semester Units

Educational Psychology focuses on the principles and theories related to human learning and motivation, child and adolescent development, individual and group differences, and psychological assessment related to classroom practice. The emphasis is placed on identifying, discussing, and summarizing core concepts and principles relevant in the American education system today.

Course Objectives

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

  • Review cognitive, linguistic, personal, and social development of school-aged children, along with the respective theories.
  • Describe ways to facilitate effective learning strategies.
  • Recognize the roles that motivation has on learning.
  • Explain how teachers can promote a productive learning environment for their students.

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