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Educational Psychology: Learning and Human Abilities

Course Prefix: 
ED
Course Number: 
204
Course Credits: 
3

Study of development, learning and instructional theory and its practical application to effective teaching of diverse populations. Explores the psychological foundations of student variability, behavioral and cognitive learning theories, information processing, motivation theories, practices of grading and the evaluation of student learning. The findings of research and current best practices in the above areas are explored in relation to creating a positive classroom environment for learning. Prerequisite: PY 201 or equivalent.