Educational Psychology Chapter 4

Disability The inability to do something specific such as walk or hear. Handicap A disadvantage in a particular situation, sometimes caused by a disability. Intelligence Ability or abilities to acquire and use knowledge for solving problems and adapting to the world. General intelligence (g) A general factor in cognitive ability Read more…

Educational Psychology Unit 1

Wilhelm Wundt 1879, Established a laboratory in Leipzig, Germany. Mind can be studied experimentally. Introspection: awareness of our own minds. Founder of Psychology William James 1890’s “Talks to Teachers.” Emphasized discussion, hands-on materials, making learning fun and interesting. John Dewey First Educational Psychology lab in U.S. Viewed child as an Read more…

Educational Psychology

Lortie 10,000 student hours, apprenticeship teaching. Don’t teach from past experiences! Fuller Three Levels of Teacher Development: 1. Survival 2. Task 3. Impact McCown, Driscoll, and Roop Reflective Teaching Cycle: Create Plan, Implement, Evaluate Results, Situation Piaget 4 Stages of Development Sensorimotor Stage in Piaget’s theory, the stage (from birth Read more…

Educational Psychology- Final (U.Iowa)

Learning Science A new interdisciplinary science of learning has emerged, based on research psychology, education, computer science, philosophy, sociology, anthropology, neuroscience, and other fields that study learning. Constructivism View that emphasizes the active role of the learner, in building understanding, and making sense of information 1st wave constructivism (piaget) A Read more…

educational psychology

Educational Psychology the study of how students learn in classrooms. a branch of psychology that studies how students acquire knowledge and other skills. factors are of primary concern to the field of educational psychology? instructional strategies, culture, student learning processes, cognitive and emotional development What does the What Works Clearinghouse Read more…