May 19, 2024  
2016-2017 Saint Joseph’s College Online 
2016-2017 Saint Joseph’s College Online [Archived Catalog]

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ED 522 - Educational Psychology

Covers the application of psychology to the systemic study of education. Five areas will be examined: the academic, social, and emotional development of students; individual differences; learning processes; instructional methods and strategies; and assessing learning. The course materials prompt students to reflect on critical issues in teaching and schooling, as controversial educational questions are presented in a point-counterpoint format.

Assignment Overview
Assignments: 4 Units

Interactivity: Discussion Board

Final Assessment: Final Paper

Course Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to illustrate, in writing, an understanding and application of content as it applies to:

  • Developmental and behavioral theories in education.
  • Strategies used to encourage motivation and thoughtful learning.
  • Teaching to diverse learning styles.
  • Creating learning environments.
  • Formative and summative assessment tools.

Credits: 3

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