Educational Psychology (EDPY)
Basic course designed to familiarize the prospective teacher with the patterns of social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth of the individual. Development of these growth patterns from the prenatal stage to the onset of adolescence.
Basic course designed to familiarize the prospective junior and senior high school teacher with the pattern of social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth of the individual during his adolescent years. Recommendation of the advisor(s) required.
Applications of the psychology of learning and development. Special attention to basic statistics and the behavior of the school child.
Contract approved by instructor, advisor, and department chair is required for undergraduate students.
Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Research
Overview of psychological theories and research as it applies to education, including theories of learning, child and adolescent development, cognitive processes, classroom practices, individual differences/student diversity, and motivation.
Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Professional and Civic Engagement Leadership Experiences
Field experience integrated with course on lifespan development and learning with an emphasis on individual and group diversity.
Graduation with Leadership Distinction: GLD: Professional and Civic Engagement Internships
Examines free-choice (or informal) learning and the characteristics of settings and activities outside of formal schooling that effectively promote learning and development.