The Study of Educational Psychology

Theme: Teaching as an Art

Outline of Concepts:

  • Educational Psychology:┬áThe art of classroom practice
  • Teaching as decision making

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand educational psychology as a resource for educators
  • Identify pioneers in educational psychology and their contributions to the field
  • Differentiate the main psychological approaches applied to educational psychology
  • Identify the three stages of teacher development and the role of Concern Theory
  • Describe different ontologies and philosophies of education
  • Define and create a philosophy of education