Educational Psychology – Chap 5, 6, 7

Individual Differences Diversity in abilities and characteristics (intellegence, personality, etc.) among students at a particular gender or cultural group. Differentiated Instruction Practice of individualizing instructional methods-and possibly also individualizing specific content and instructional goals-to align with each student’s existing knowledge, skills, and needs. Intellegence Ability to apply prior knowledge and Read more…

ormrod educational psychology ch. 9

behaviorism theoretical perspective in which learning and behavior are described and explained in terms of stimulus-response relationships stimulus (S) specific object or event that influences an individual’s learning or behaivor response (R) specific behavior that an individual exhibits conditioning term commonly used by behaviorists for learning; typically involves specific environmental Read more…

MZC1 Educational Psychology Final?

pedagogy The study of teaching and learning with applications to the instructional process. theory A set of principles that explains and relates certain phenomena. Behavioral learning theories Explanations of learning that emphasize observable changes in behavior. Social learning theories learning theories that emphasize not only reinforcement but also the effects Read more…

Educational Psychology Ch. 1,2,3

Equilibration the tendency to organize schemes to allow better understanding of experiences Reflective Teaching a way of teaching that blends artistic and scientific elements through thoughtful analysis of classroom activity Early-Maturing Boys boys whose early physical maturation typically draws favorable adults responses and promotes confidence and poise, thus contributing to Read more…

Educational Psychology Chapter 5

Academic Language The entire range of language used in elementary, secondary, and university-level schools including words, concepts, strategies, and processes from academic subjects. Balanced Bilingualism Adding a second language capability without losing your heritage language. Bilingual Speaking two languages and dealing appropriately with the two different cultures. Code-switching Moving between Read more…

Educational Psychology Exam 3

Between Class grouping Students are separated into classes bu ability level. -low ses and minorities are often placed in low ability settings which can lead to stigmatization. -research doesn’t support using this method of grouping;slight benefits for those in high track classes, but high levels of loss for those in Read more…

Educational Psychology – Chapter 2 – Cognitive and Language Development

development The pattern of biological, cognitive, and socioemotional processes that begins at conception and continue through the life span. Most development involves growth, although it also eventually involves decay (dying). nature-nurture issue Issue that involves the debate about whether development is primarily influenced by nature (an organism’s biological inheritance) or Read more…

"Educational Psychology" Chapter 2

Development “Includes 3 things” -Experience, learning, maturation -Orderly, continuous, & gradually Development “Definition” -Changes that occur in human beings as they grow from infancy to adulthood Principles of Development -Depends on both heredity & the environment -Proceeds in orderly & predictable patterns -Ppl develop at different rates Piaget’s Theory of Read more…

Educational Psychology Modules 18-26

collective self-efficacy Teachers’ belief that they can positively impact student learning by working together. conventional consequences Consequences applied in a generic fashion and they are intended to serve as a form of punishment that deters future misbehavior. instructional consequences Consequences that teach students how to correct their behavior and provide Read more…

educational psychology test 1

developmental milestones new, developmentally more advanced behaviors universals similar patterns in how children change over time despite considerable diversity in the environments i which they grow up stage theory theory that depicts development as a series of relatively discrete periods, or stages maturation unfolding of genetically controlled changes as a Read more…

Ch. 2 : Theories of educational Psychology

1. Constuctivism Definition, Types, and contributors Definition the view that people construct knowledge through their experiences and interactions with the world Contributor Jean Piaget social constructionism. our realities are shaped through our experiences and our interactions with others. Genetic epistemology a theory for explaining how human beings learn and proposes Read more…