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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 220 Educational Psychology

Prerequisite: PSY 111 
Recommended: PSY 112 
3 credits

This course examines the application of psychological theory and research in educational settings, and focuses on the student characteristics, psychological processes, and educational practices that underlie effective learning and teaching. This course would be especially appropriate for students considering a career in teaching or who need deeper understanding of educational processes. Topics may include learning and achievement motivation, cognitive development and intelligence, effective teaching and classroom management, and standardized and classroom assessment.