EDUC 223 - (W) Educational Psychology, GR 4-12
(Prerequisite: Clearances required)
This course examines the psychological basis of teaching strategies, classroom environment, learning, motivation, behavior, reinforcement, developmental theory and assessment for students, grades 4-12. It includes an overview of the diagnostic categories of special needs students as well as cognitive skill development to ensure achievement of students with disabilities. A field component of 20 hours of observation and exploration is part of the course expectations.