PSY314 Educational Psychology

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
PSY314 Educational Psychology 3 1 6 Monday: 09.00-11.50
Prerequisite PSY209 It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Pınar Ünal-Aydın Office Hours / Room / Phone
E-mail paydin@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives "The course is intended to provide students with understanding of the basic theories of learning (Bihevioral, Cognitive, Humanistic, Social, Psychodinamic) and its application in educational settings. It's importante to introduce practical issues of psychologist in Education. The main task is accepting a differences between students, special needs assessment, and learn how is possible to accomodate teaching methods towards student's individual capabilities.
Textbook 1. Grahame Hill (2001), AS& A Level Psychology through diagrams, Grahame Hill, Oxford University Press, UK; 2. William E. Glassman, Marilyn Hadad (2007), Approaches to Psychology- 4th edition, NY, USA; 3. Kelvin Seifert (2009), Educational Psychology, Second Edition, Jacobs& Saylor Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland. 4. Dictionary of Psychology, Oxford University Press;
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Describe how teaching styles influence on effective learning and individual differences in classroom settings
  2. Define knowledge of stereotyping and reducing prejudices
  3. Identify objectively attitudes and conclusions
  4. Explain verifyable assessment of personal abilities and accomplishments
  5. Determine altruism and assertiveness according to special needs students
Teaching Methods Verbal- visual presentation, interactive approach- the principal of Q&A, discussions, group work and practice exercises for supporting develop creative attitudes, analysing text's articles for further consideration, applying assessment's standardized tests (I.Q., E.Q., S.Q. and Personality);
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction, syllabus presentation, course presentation
Week 2 The history and definitions of Psychology Relevant textbook chapter
Week 3 Teaching styles and attitudes Relevant textbook chapter
Week 4 Labelling and Stereotyping Relevant textbook chapter
Week 5 Student variables in learning Relevant textbook chapter
Week 6 Assessment in Education- Validity, Reliability and Implications of I.Q. tests Relevant textbook chapter
Week 7 Midterm exam
Week 8 Special needs assessment in Education Relevant textbook chapter
Week 9 The learning theory approach to Psychology Relevant textbook chapter
Week 10 Behaviorist learning theory applied to Education/ Bandura, Watson, Skinner Relevant textbook chapter
Week 11 The social- psychological approach to Psychology/ Bruner, Dollard& Millers Relevant textbook chapter
Week 12 The cognitive approach to Psychology/ Piaget's and Vygotsky's theories Relevant textbook chapter
Week 13 The humanistic approach to Psychology/ Roger, Maslow Relevant textbook chapter
Week 14 The psychodynamic approach to Psychology/ Freud, Jung, Adler Relevant textbook chapter
Week 15 Review of the previous chapters and preparation for final exam Relevant textbook chapter
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40 all
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Midterm Exam 1 35 1,2,3
Term Project and Presentation 1 15 1,2
Quiz 1 10 1,2,3
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 14 42 Midterm Exam 5 7 35
Home Study 2 5 10 Final Exam 7 9 63
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 21/02/2020
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