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…

Educational Psychology Chapter 15: Standardized Testing

Standardized Tests Tests given, usually nationwide, under uniform conditions and scored according to uniform procedures. Classroom assessments Are selected and created by teachers and can take many different forms – unit tests, essays, portfolios, projects, performances, oral presentations, etc. Measurement An evaluation expressed in quantitative, or number, terms. Assessment Procedures Read more…

Educational Psychology – Final Exam (11-16)

CHAPTER 11 Expert Knowledge: excellent knowledge about the content of a specific discipline. Pedagogical Content knowledge knowledge about HOW to TEACH a specific discipline Cognitive approach VS Computational approach in Math instruction Cognitive approach – emphasizes developing concept Computational approach – emphasizes speed & automaticity Cognitive VS Social constructivist approach Read more…

Educational Psychology: Chapter 2

Development Orderly, adaptive changes we go through from conception to death Personal development Changes in personality that takes place as one grows Social development Changes over time in the ways we relate to others Cognitive development Gradual orderly changes by which mental processes (thinking, reasoning, decision-making) become more complex and Read more…

Educational Psychology Chapter 1- Quiz 1

action research research carried out by educators in their own classrooms or school. control group group that receives no special treatment during experiment. correlational study research into the relationships between variables as they naturally occur. critical thinking evaluation of conclusions through logical and systematic examination of the problem, the evidence, Read more…

Educational Psychology chapter 11 and 12

Social Learning theory theory that emphasizes learning through observations of others Social cognitive theory theory that adds concern with cognitive factors such as beliefs, self-perceptions and expectations to social learning theory Triarchic reciprocal causality an explanation of behavior that emphasizes the mutual effects of the individual and the environment on Read more…

EDUC 2130 Ch. 1-Study of Educational Psychology

Educational Psychology: -the scientific study of the teaching & learning process Characteristics of Effective Teachers: -concern for student learning -ability to communicate clearly -ability to create a positive learning environment -knowledge of the content -high expectations for oneself & for the students Ecological Model: Internal characteristics: -knowledge -attitudes/beliefs -skills -pedagogy Read more…

Educational Psychology Chapter 8

constructivist theories of learning theories that state learners must individually discover and transform complex information, checking new information against old rules and revising rules when they no longer work cognitive apprenticeship the process by which a learner gradually acquires expertise through interaction with an expert, either an adult or an Read more…

MZC1 WGU Fundamentals of Educational Psychology

Piagetian Theory A cognitive developmental theory which describes “ages and stages” components that predicts what children can and cannot understand at different ages, and a theory of development that describes how children develop cognitive abilities. Piaget’s Stages of Cognitive Development Sensorimotor, Pre-Operational, Concrete Operational, Formal Operational Neo-Piagetians This group believes Read more…

Educational Psychology 207

Piadget Theory of Cognitive Development Vygotsky Sociocultural Theory Bronfenbrenner Bioecological Model of Development Erikson Psychosocial Theory of Development Kohlberg Theory of Moral Development Cattell and Horn Crystallized vs Fluid Intelligence Sternberg Triarchic Theory of Intelligence Pragmatics Knowledge about how to use language Oral language skills Understanding auditory derivations, and placing Read more…