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Diploma in Educational Psychology

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  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • Educational psychology is concerned with how students learn and develop. It emphasizes trends in educational development while also focusing on educational diversity. For teachers and trainers to fulfil their instructional role most effectively, their teaching methods must be grounded in educational psychology. Educational psychology provides a framework for teachers and trainers to plan, create and deliver effective lessons, and assess each student's learning.

    In this free online course, you will explore the topic of educational psychology in detail. Key development theories related to the learning process are examined and practical classroom examples are supplied to engage the you throughout the course. Vital material about student diversity is also presented, including strategies and information about working with students with special educational needs.

    This free online course will be of great interest to professionals in the education sector who would like a greater knowledge and understanding of educational psychology.

  • Having completed this course, you will be able to:
    - Describe the process of learning in terms of educational learning theory;
    - Differentiate between the two major learning theories: behaviorism and constructivism;
    - Compare and contrast the two subtypes of constructivism: psychological constructivism and social constructivism;
    - Identify various psychologists, philosophers and researchers associated with educational learning theory;
    - Provide everyday examples of development related theories in practice;
    - Discuss trends in student development;
    - Identify key cognitive, social and moral development theories;
    - Discuss physical, social, academic and cognitive difference in gender roles;
    - Identify how cultural differences affect a student’s educational experience;
    - Describe the fundamentals of special education;
    - Describe the main types of disabilities encountered in the mainstream classroom;
    - Generate a basic individual education plan for a student with special educational needs;
    - List practical strategies for assisting and teaching students with special educational needs.

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma, Certificate or PDF.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to share your success. Plus it’s:

    • Ideal for including in CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • An indication of your ability to learn and achieve high results
    • An incentive to continue to empower yourself through learning
    • A tangible way of supporting the Alison mission to empower people everywhere through education.

Modules List( 21 )
  • DIPLOMA IN EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
  • EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY - UNDERSTANDING THE LEARNI...
  • Module 1: Introduction to the Learning Process
    • Introduction to the Learning Process – Learning Outcomes
    • The Learning Process
    • Teachers’ Perspective on Learning
    • Introduction to the Learning Process - Summary
  • Module 2: Behaviourism
    • Behaviourism – Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Behaviourism
    • Operant Conditioning
    • Operant Conditioning and Students’ Learning
    • Further Key Concepts about Operant Conditioning
    • Behaviourism – Summary
  • Module 3: Constructivism
    • Constructivism – Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Constructivism
    • Psychological Constructivism
    • Social Constructivism
    • Theoretical Differences between Psychological and Social Constructivism
    • Implications of Constructivism for Teaching
    • Constructivism – Summary
  • Module 4: Diploma in Educational Psychology - First Assessment
    • Diploma in Educational Psychology - First Assessment
  • EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY - WORKING WITH STUDENTS WI...
  • Module 5: Introduction to Special Education
    • Introduction to Special Education – Learning Outcomes
    • Special Education and Legalisation
    • Teachers’ Responsibilities for Special Education
    • The Individual Educational Plan
    • The Value of Inclusive Education
    • Categories of Disabilities
    • Introduction to Special Education – Summary
  • Module 6: Learning Disabilities
    • Learning Disabilities – Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Learning Disabilities
    • Case Study: Assisting a student with a learning disability
    • Learning Disabilities – Summary
  • Module 7: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
    • ADHD – Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to ADHD
    • Teaching Students with ADHD
    • ADHD – Summary
  • Module 8: Intellectual Disabilities
    • Intellectual Disabilities – Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Intellectual Disabilities
    • Teaching Students with Intellectual Disabilities
    • Intellectual Disabilities – Summary
  • Module 9: Behavioural Disorders
    • Behavioural Disorders – Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Behavioural Disorders
    • Teaching Students with Behavioural Disorders
    • Behavioural Disorders – Summary
  • Module 10: Physical Disabilities and Sensory Impairments
    • Physical Disabilities and Sensory Impairments – Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Physical Disabilities and Sensory Impairments
    • Teaching Students with Hearing Loss
    • Teaching Students with Visual Impairment
    • Physical Disabilities and Sensory Impairments - Summary
  • Module 11: Diploma in Educational Psychology - Second Assessment
    • Diploma in Educational Psychology - Second Assessment
  • EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY - UNDERSTANDING STUDENT DE...
  • Module 12: Student Development
    • Student Development – Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Student Development
    • Developmental Trends
    • Student Development – Summary
  • Module 13: Physical Development
    • Physical Development – Learning Outcomes
    • Trends in Height and Weight
    • The Effects of Puberty
    • Development of Motor Skills
    • Health and Illness
    • Physical Development – Summary
  • Module 14: Cognitive Development
    • Cognitive Development – Learning Outcomes
    • Jean Piaget’s Theory
    • The Sensorimotor Stage
    • The Preoperational Stage
    • The Concrete Operational Stage
    • The Formal Operational Stage
    • Cognitive Development – Summary
  • Module 15: Social Development
    • Social Development – Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Social Development
    • Erik Erikson’s Theory
    • Abraham Maslow’s Theory
    • Social Development – Summary
  • Module 16: Moral Development
    • Moral Development – Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Moral Development
    • Lawrence Kohlberg’s Theory
    • Carol Gilligan’s Theory Character Education
    • Character Education
    • Moral Development – Summary
  • Module 17: Student Diversity
    • Student Diversity – Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Student Diversity
    • Individual Learning Styles
    • Multiple Intelligences
    • Gifted and Talented Students
    • Student Diversity – Summary
  • Module 18: Gender Differences
    • Gender Differences – Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Gender Differences
    • Physical Differences in Gender Roles
    • Social, Academic and Cognitive Difference in Gender Roles
    • Gender Differences – Summary
  • Module 19: Cultural Differences
    • Cultural Differences – Learning Outcomes
    • Introduction to Cultural Differences
    • Cultural Differences in Language
    • Cultural Differences in Attitudes and Beliefs
    • Accommodating Cultural Diversity
    • Cultural Differences – Summary
  • Module 20: Diploma in Educational Psychology - Third Assessment
    • Diploma in Educational Psychology - Third Assessment
  • END OF COURSE ASSESSMENT
  • Module 21: Diploma in Educational Psychology - Final Assessment
    • Diploma in Educational Psychology - Final Assessment
  • REFERENCES
  • References
Topics List ( 4 )
Module 1: Introduction to the Learning Process
In this module learn more about the learning process.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 4: Diploma in Educational Psychology - First Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Topics List ( 4 )
Module 7: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
In this module learn more about attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 11: Diploma in Educational Psychology - Second Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Topics List ( 4 )
Module 12: Student Development
In this module learn more about student development.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 20: Diploma in Educational Psychology - Third Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Topics List ( 1 )
Module 21: Diploma in Educational Psychology - Final Assessment
You must score 80% or more to pass this assessment.
Course Features
  • Duration

    15-20 Hours

  • Publisher

    Global Text Project

  • Video

    No

  • Audio

    No

  • Assessment

    Yes

  • Certification

    Yes

  • Price

    Free

  • Reward

    250 Pts

  • Responsive

    No

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