Oct 07, 2022  
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2021-2022 
BC3 Academic Catalog: 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC 202 - Educational Psychology

3 credits (3 lecture)
This course is designed to introduce psychological principles applied to teaching and learning.  Learning, development, and motivation theory along with learning processes, intellectual functioning, and educational achievement are examined.  The learning environment, instructional planning, classroom management, and assessment are explored. Student diversity and learners with exceptionalities are also discussed, along with the contributions of educational research in today’s changing classrooms. Students must conduct a minimum of five hours of observation in an educationally focused setting and reflect upon their experiences.