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PSY406 : Educational Psychology

Course Overview

Course Synopsis

Educational Psychology provides a thorough grounding for students with little or no previous knowledge of this relatively new area of psychology. This course aimed at introducing the students with the fundamentals of educational psychology. Topics include knowledge about the historical context of educational psychology, major issues and controversies related to educational system, classroom management and different concepts and theories related to education. Research methods in this field will also be introduced.

Course Learning Outcomes

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

  • Comprehend the role of systems and schools of psychology and their bearing on education.
  • Describe the interplay between biological, social and cognitive factors in shaping the behavior of students.
  • Assess and define the behavior of gifted children.
  • Recognize of the individual differences and habit formation.
  • Comprehend the learning disabilities of children and figure out the ways to deal with them.
  • Know how the environmental factors affect teaching-learning process.
  • To develop an appreciation of effective teaching.
  • Educate the exceptional children.
  • Analyze individual differences in acquiring, applying and analyzing the learned materials.
  • Categorize the students according their cognitive needs and right time of delivering a particular information.

Course Calendar

Teachers & Teaching of Educational Psychology I1Handouts
Teachers & Teaching of Educational Psychology II2Handouts
Teachers & Teaching of Educational Psychology III3Handouts
Cognitive Development & Language I4Handouts
Cognitive Development & Language II5Handouts
Cognitive Development & Language III6Handouts
Cognitive Development & Language IV7Handouts
Personal Social & Emotional Development I8Handouts
Personal Social & Emotional Development II9Handouts
Learner Differences I10Handouts
Learner Differences II11Handouts
Quiz 01
Learner Differences III12Handouts
Culture & Community I13Handouts
Culture & Community II14Handouts
Assignment 01
Culture & Community III15Handouts
Behavioural Views of Learning I16Handouts
Behavioural Views of Learning II17Handouts
Behavioural Views of Learning III18Handouts
Cognitive Views of Learning I19Handouts
Cognitive Views of Learning II20Handouts
Cognitive Views of Learning III21Handouts
Complex Cognitive Processes I22Handouts
Grand Quiz
Complex Cognitive Processes II23Handouts
Complex Cognitive Processes III24Handouts
Social Cognitive and Constructivist Views of Learning I25Handouts
Social Cognitive and Constructivist Views of Learning II26Handouts
Social Cognitive and Constructivist Views of Learning III27Handouts
Motivation in Learning and Teaching I28Handouts
Motivation in Learning and Teaching II29Handouts
Motivation in Learning and Teaching III30Handouts
Creating Learning Environments31Handouts
Motivation in Learning and Teaching.32Handouts
Graded Discussion Board
Creating Learning Environment33Handouts
Teaching for Academic Learning I34Handouts
Teaching for Academic Learning II35Handouts
Quiz 02
Teaching for Academic Learning III36Handouts
Teaching for Self Regulation, Creativity and Tolerance I37Handouts
Teaching for Self Regulation, Creativity and Tolerance II38Handouts
Teaching for Self Regulation, Creativity and Tolerance III39Handouts
Standardized Testing I40Handouts
Standardized Testing II41Handouts
Standardized Testing III42Handouts
Classroom Assessment and Grading I43Handouts
Classroom Assessment and Grading II44Handouts
Classroom Assessment and Grading III45Handouts
Final Term Examination
Disclaimer: This is a tentative plan for the semester. It can be changed if needed and students will be informed via announcement.
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