PSY 256 Educational Psychology

Credit Hours: 
3.00
Course Description: 

Applies the principles and theories of educational psychology to teaching and learning in diverse school settings.  Topics address learning and cognition.  C Course work examines how social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development of children proceeds academically. Also explores multicultural educational programs, principles and teaching methodologies, managing classroom discipline, motivating students to learn, leading classroom instruction, and assessing K-12 differences in students’ learning.

It is recommended that PSY 256 not be taken concurrently with PSY 152.

Prerequisites: 
ENG 131, ENG 132, and PSY 131 with a C grade or higher