Educational Psychology (EDP)

College of Education and Social Work

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EDP 501. Young Adolescent/Adolescent Cognition, Development, and Learning Theories. 3 Credits.

This course is a study of the physical, personal, social and emotional development of early through late adolescence in the context of classroom teaching; it also examines selected learning theories. There is a field component.
Typically offered in Fall & Spring.

EDP 550. Advanced Educational Psychology. 3 Credits.

Processes by which skills, understanding, concepts, and ideals are acquired; teaching practices in relation to basic research concerning learning; similarities and differences in theories of learning.

EDP 569. Adolescent Development & Learning. 3 Credits.

Mental, physical, emotional, and social development and behavior of the adolescent with emphasis on various types of learning. Case studies are used.

EDP 570. Cognition and Transformation. 3 Credits.

A course in helping students understand theories of learning as they relate to the pre-k through high school learner as well as the cognitive and social development of the learner. The goal of the course is to understand the student's cognitive and social needs within the framework of his or her education and social contexts and to empower the student to create educational and social change.