2020-2021 Catalog 
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2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

EDUC 251 - Psychological Foundations of Education


Examination of current research in educational psychology. Topics include: theories of learning, human development, intelligence, motivation, instructional strategies, assessment, multicultural education, and inclusion issues. The required field experience includes 30 hours of weekly tutoring visits to area schools and supports service-learning practices. Transfer students should talk with the Education Department Chair to determine if they need to complete this field experience before applying to the Teacher Education Program. Prerequisites: C- or above in EDUC 110  or EDUC 115 , or permission of instructor. Taken concurrently with EDUC 251 Lab. Sophomores or above only. This is a service learning course. Fall, Spring (Group I)