Educational Psychology: an introduction

The course on educational psychology will provide the learners to get knowledge and broaden their perspectives on areas like educational technology, special education, instructional design, organizational learning, curriculum development, gifted learners, learning difficulties and more.
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Description

Educational psychology refers to the scientific study of human learning. Educational psychology is a sub-branch in psychology which shows how people learn and retain knowledge throughout the stages of life. This field also includes the social, cognitive and emotional processes that are included in the learning development of an individual throughout the lifespan. Educational psychology incorporates a few other disciplines of psychology like cognitive psychology, developmental psychology and behavioural psychology. Topics like the instructional process, individual differences in learning, giftedness, learning difficulties, all comprise the foundation of educational psychology.

The course on educational psychology will provide the learners to get knowledge and broaden their perspectives on areas like educational technology, special education, instructional design, organizational learning, curriculum development, gifted learners, learning difficulties and more. Learning disabilities will be discussed widely. The learners will gain in-depth knowledge on the historical milestones on the development of educational psychology and the current scenario and practicality of the field. The learners will get equipped with how to work in future with educators, administrators, teachers and students to learn and develop ways on how people can learn best. Learners will be provided with skills and techniques to identify the students who may need extra help, how to develop programs aimed at helping students who may be struggling. Educational psychologists are also responsible for creating new learning methods.

The learners from this course will learn how to become efficient educational psychologists. Educational psychologists are responsible for conducting research and studies relevant to education, developing efficient methods and techniques of improving learning. They are responsible for analyzing certain teaching and testing methods, educational programs, identifying the flaws in the system and coming up with workable solutions. An educational psychologist may also work on creating new learning methods which may include textbooks, lesson plans, worksheets, instructional videos and tests. This course is a must for aspiring psychology students to brush up their knowledge and concepts in the field f educational psychology and also for the learners who want to have a career in the field as efficient and productive educational psychologists.

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What you'll learn

  • The concept of educational psychology
  • Historical milestones the development of the field of educational psychology
  • Current scenario of the educational psychology
  • Learning development in childhood and adolescence
  • Learning disabilities, gifted learners
  • The concept of intelligence in detail
  • Types of learner disabilities, intelligence
  • Classroom management, curriculum development, educational technology, special education, instructional design, organizational learning
  • Skills to identify learning difficulties in children, skills and techniques to work on the existing methods of learning or develop new learning methods for helping the people learn best
  • Educational psychology as a career

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Key Highlights

  • Online Flexible Lectures
  • Instant e-Certificate
  • Virtual Classroom
  • Skill Oriented Course

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