Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
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Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSY 6020 - Educational Psychology Applied to Learning

3 cr
Survey of major issues in the psychology of education.  Among the topics considered ware the memory and nature of information processing systems, behavioral and environmental approaches to learning, the relationship between learning theory and instructional design, the development of cognition, motivation and its influence on learning, and the adjustment of instruction based on individual differences among learners.  A balance will be maintained between theory and practice, the emphasis will be on an understanding of psychological theory as it relates to educational practice.