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EDU201 - Educational Psychology

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Offering information:

Burwood (Melbourne) campus based student enrolment quotas apply to this unit

Cloud (online) student enrolment quota is unrestricted

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Edwina El Hachem

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

Burwood: 1 x 1 hour Class per week +1 x 2 hour Seminar in weeks 1-6 and

8-10 Trimester delivery

Cloud Campus: Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This units investigates how the field of psychology is applied to the work of educators to better understand how people learn and become motivated to engage in educational activities. It considers key theories of educational psychology and examines how these theories have informed our understanding of learning and teaching in a range of educational contexts. The unit compares different approaches to educational psychology research as case studies, and applies examples of these approaches to analyse educational problems of practice.

Assessment

Essay, 2000 words, 50%

Case Study Analysis, 2000 words, 50%

Unit Fee Information

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