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Educational Psychology is a profession concerned with the ways in which students learn and develop. It emphasizes trends in educational development while also focusing on educational diversity. For teachers and trainers to fulfil their instructional role most effectively, their teaching methods must be grounded in educational psychology. Educational psychology provides a framework for teachers and trainers to plan, create and deliver effective lessons, and assess each student’s learning.

During this online course, candidates will develop a full understanding of Education Psychology. Key development theories related to the learning process are examined and practical classroom examples are supplied to engage you throughout the course. Vital material about student diversity is also presented, including strategies and information about working with students with special educational needs and helping them to reach their full potential.

Further, in this course you will gain a thorough grounding in the fundamental principles of psychology, the scientific study of the mind and behaviour. You will focus on the application of psychology in an educational context – studying how individuals learn and develop. You will learn about the core areas of psychology and examine how psychology has been applied to education, linking theory to practice.

Our online course is so well designed you will feel that you are in the classroom! This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to study effectively and guide you to secure your qualification.

Educational Psychology is a profession concerned with the ways in which students learn and develop. It emphasizes trends in educational development while also focusing on educational diversity. For teachers and trainers to fulfil their instructional role most effectively, their teaching methods must be grounded in educational psychology. Educational psychology provides a framework for teachers...

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Course Content

1: History And Educational Aims

2: Cognitive Perspective Of Learning & Information Processing

3: Knowledge Organization

4: Advance Creativity In A Learning Environment

5: Behavioural Theory

6: Applying The Premack Principle In The Classroom

7: Child And Adolescent Development

8: Social Constructivism And The Mediated Learning Experience

9: Moral & Prosocial Behaviour

10: The Importance Of Motivation In An Educational Environment

11: Using Intrinsic And Extrinsic Motivation To Enhance Learning

12: Teacher Expectations & Attributions

13: Methods Of Measuring Intelligence

14: Educating Students With Special Needs

15: Emotional & Behavioural Disorders

16: Advanced Cognitive Development

17: Forms Of Assessment

18: Performance Assessments

19: Standardized Tests In Education

20: Instructional Strategies

21: Advance Organizers In The Classroom

22: Types Of Research Design

23: Research Ethics In Educational Psychology

1: History And Educational Aims 2: Cognitive Perspective Of Learning & Information Processing 3: Knowledge Organization 4: Advance Creativity In A Learning Environment 5: Behavioural Theory 6: Applying The Premack Principle In The Classroom 7: Child And Adolescent Development 8: Social Constructivism And The Mediated...

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Entry Requirements

  • This course is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds. However, a sound academic background would be an advantage.
  • Learners should be ages 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

  • This course is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds. However, a sound academic background would be an advantage.
  • Learners should be ages 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

Assessment Methods

At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Additional Information

Successful candidates will be awarded certificate for “Educational Psychology”.  

Successful candidates will be awarded certificate for “Educational Psychology”.