Feb 05, 2023  
2022-2023 Online College Catalog 
2022-2023 Online College 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
  • Assignment Overview: Ten Week Term-Based / Weekly Assignments
  • Interactivity: Discussion Board and Technology Related Activities
  • Final Assessment: Final Paper / Project

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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