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Educational Psychology & Special Education (Certificate)

Informational content for educators and parents to learn about teaching and understanding exceptional children.
Instructor:
Dr. Bev Knox
1,218 students enrolled
English [Auto]
This course focuses on teaching educational psychology principles to primarily enhance learning in the classroom. The following educational psychology areas are presented: what expert teachers do and know; cognitive development concepts; personal, social, and moral development; individual differences regarding intelligence, learning styles, and creativity; who are exceptional children; special education and the response to intervention tiers; group differences regarding socioeconomic status; and classroom management. Course Objectives: The primary goal of this course is to establish a foundation of knowledge for the understanding and acceptance of educational psychology in its many forms.

(Certificate of Completion)

Educational Psychology involves the study of cognitive, emotional, and social leaning processes that contribute to education and human development across the lifespan.

Course Objectives: The primary goal of this course is to establish a foundation of knowledge for the understanding and acceptance of educational psychology in its many forms.

This is a full college level type course with lectures and exams. It is a great way to explore the world of Educational Psychology, Special Education, Learning Types, IQ Scores, Teaching Techniques, and more. Both parents and professional educators are encouraged to take this course as part of their continuing education journey.

Introduction

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Course Introduction

Educational Psychology & Special Education (Certification of Completion)

Educational Psychology involves the study of cognitive, emotional, and social leaning processes that contribute to education and human development across the lifespan. This course is focused on teaching educational psychology principles to primarily enhance learning in the classroom. The following educational psychology focus areas are discussed: what expert teachers do and know, cognitive development concepts, personal, social, and moral development ideas, individual differences regarding intelligence, learning styles, and creativity, exceptional children, special education, group differences regarding socioeconomic status, and classroom management.

Course Objectives: The primary goal of this course is to establish a foundation of knowledge for the understanding and acceptance of educational psychology in its many forms.

Psychology Basics to Understanding Human Behavior

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Psychology's Perspectives
2
Research Methods in Psychology
3
Influences on Human Behavior
4
Freud's Iceberg Theory

What is Educational Psychology?

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Educational Psychology - What Makes a Good Teacher
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Social Influence / Bandura's Bobo Doll Experiment
3
Childhood & Adolescent Disorders Teachers May Encounter in the Classroom
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Quiz #1

Exceptional Children

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Who are Exceptional Children?
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Special Education & Response to Intervention
3
Parenting Styles & Child Outcomes
4
Quiz #2

Student Diversity & Intelligence

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Student Diversity & Social Class on Achievement
2
Intelligence Types & IQ Scores
3
Quiz #3

How Students Learn

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How Do We Learn
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Ivan Pavlov & Classical Conditioning
3
B.F. Skinner & Operant Conditioning / Behavior Modification
4
Memory - Encoding, Storing & Retrieval
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Quiz #4

Child Development

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Thinking & Language Development
2
Belief Bias
3
Social, Moral & Emotional Development
4
Pro-Social and Altruistic Behaviors
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Quiz #5

Effective Lessons

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Effective Lessons Explained
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Student Grouping & Technology in the Classroom

Bonus Lectures on Psychology

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Personality Disorders Involving Human Behavior
2
Eating Disorders that Teachers May Encounter in the Classroom
3
Clinical Psychology & the Mental Health Profession

Final Course Exam & Certificate of Completion

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Final Course Exam
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