EDU201 - Educational Psychology

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1-hour class, and 1 x 2-hour seminar per week held in weeks 1-6 and 8-10

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 1-hour class (recordings provided), and 1 x 2-hour online scheduled seminar per week held in weeks 1-6 and 8-10

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.

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