EDU3212-3 Foundations of Educational Psychology (SB)

EDU3212 Foundations of Educational Psychology (SB) (2 credits)

This course deals with the application of psychological principles to the design and guidance of educational experiences. It is intended to provide teachers with tools to make the teaching-learning process effective and rewarding. The coujrse examines similarities and differences among learners, various teaching methods, the basics of classroom management, motivation theory, and how to use and construct tests. Wherever possible, applications of psychological principles to Christian education are described.
Prerequisite or sequence recommendation:
PSY1023 Introduction to Psychology: A Christian Perspective
Materials required:
IST: Foundations of Educational Psychology by John G. Nill

EDU3213 Foundations of Educational Psychology (SB) (3 credits)

See description of EDU3212 Foundations of Educational Psychology above. This course is the same as EDU3212 Foundations of Educational Psychology except that a CRA must be completed. The textbook for the CRA is listed under “materials required.”
Prerequisite or sequence recommendation:
PSY1023 Introduction to Psychology: A Christian Perspective
Materials required:
IST: Foundations of Educational Psychology by John G. Nill
CRA Textbook: How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and
School, by the National Research Council