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Course Description

Schoolcraft is excited to offer traditional credit face-to-face, hybrid, online, and remote classes for Fall 2020 while providing students a safe experience based on recent COVID-19 concerns.

Please see the COVID-19 web page to learn more. Keep checking the schedule for additions on our New, Added, and Late Starting Courses web page.

Psychology - PSYCH 249

Educational Psychology

3 Credit Hours
3 Lecture Hours

Course Description

Principles of human thought and action with emphasis on individuals in their environment; individual differences in intelligence and personality; effects of heredity and environment on the organism; the nervous system, perception, learning, intelligence, motivation and emotion, and social relationships will be explored.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • None.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Explain key principles and theories that guide teachers.
  • Classify differences in cognitive and language development.
  • Explain how physical, social and moral development impacts learners.
  • Compare and contrast various learner differences and how they impact learning.
  • Explore the role of intelligence in the classroom.
  • Explore cognitive theory and its role in teaching and learning.
  • Distinguish between types of motivation.
  • Summarize why motivation is essential to teaching and learning.
  • Explore the role of discipline as it relates to classroom management.
  • Outline models of instruction.
  • Explore various teaching methods.
  • Compare and contrast the different types of assessment.
  • Evaluate the role of standardized testing.
  • Outline the physical, cognitive, social and emotional development of children from birth through adolescence.

Course Schedule

 CourseSectionCourse TitleLocationCredit HoursInstructorsSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusFeeDays-Time-Room

Fall; 2020; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2020

 249142705Educational PsychologyONL3Burke D9/31/0Open$12.00 

Winter; 2021; PSYCHOLOGY; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 01/11/2021

 249112413Educational PsychologyONL3Burke D21/31/0Open$12.00 

Key: Day of the Week

  • T = Tuesday
  • R = Thursday
  • S = Saturday
  • X = Sunday