National University

TED611 Educational Psychology

Lead Faculty: Dr. Lorraine Schulman Leavitt

Course Description

TED 611 examines how educational psychology is applied to learning and teaching. Learning theories, instructional approaches, learning environments and student assessment are studied.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and describe the components of: a. Behavioral Learning Theory; and b. Cognitive Learning Theory.
  • Identify and describe: a. An Effective Lesson and approaches to instruction. b. Adaptive Instructional Strategies that make curriculum content accessible to students with diverse needs.
  • Identify and describe: a. Theories of Motivation; and b. Classroom management strategies and practices, including family relationships and least restrictive environments, that contribute to creating a positive learning environment..
  • Identify and describe: a. Student learning assessment; and b. Testing and Grading.