Academic Bulletin 2022-2023 
    Apr 20, 2024  
Academic Bulletin 2022-2023 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYCH 106 - Educational Psychology

Credits: 4
An introduction to the psychological theories that have influenced educational thought and shaped educational practice in American schools since the turn of the 20th century. Topics include Piaget’s theory of cognitive development, Vygotsky’s socio-cultural theory, behaviorism, information processing theory, constructivism, motivation and learning theory. Case studies and re-enactions of classroom scenarios are used to explore how each theory is applied in educational settings and to brainstorm solutions to educational problems.

Distribution Requirements: CL, SB.