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PSYC 272
Psychology of Education
Last Offered Spring 2020
Division II
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This course introduces students to a broad range of theories and research on education. What can developmental research tell us about how children learn? What models of teaching work best, and for what purposes? How do we measure the success of various education practices? What is the best way to describe the psychological processes by which children gain information and expertise? What accounts for individual differences in learning, and how do teachers (and schools) address these individual needs? How do social and economic factors shape teaching practices and the educational experiences of individual students? The course will draw from a wide range of literature (research, theory, and first hand accounts) to consider key questions in the psychology of education. Upon completion of the course, students should be familiar with central issues in pre-college education and know how educational research and the practice of teaching affect one another.
The Class: Format: lecture; discussion
Limit: 50
Expected: 50
Class#: 3705
Grading: no pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: two exams and a final project
Prerequisites: PSYC 101
Enrollment Preferences: Psychology majors and those who plan to become teachers
Distributions: Division II
Attributes: PSYC 200-level Courses
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