Class Availability – Spring 2018

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ED 289: Educational Psychology

ED 289 introduces students to the major psychological theories of learning, development, and motivation as applied to education, including cognitive, developmental, and behavioral learning theories. An overview of how schooling influences and is influenced by a learner?s cognitive, physical, social, and moral development will be addressed. Students will explore how learners? culture, community, and gender influence their learning and experiences in school and how teachers promote equity. Research of relevant educational issues, using qualitative and quantitative methods, will be conducted. Students will learn how to create and implement lessons plans for individual and small group instruction, and evaluate its effectiveness using various theories and models of learning. The use of assessments and its advantages and disadvantages will be discussed. Students will appraise themselves as teachers in terms of personal strengths and weaknesses, beliefs about teaching and learning, and values and perspectives on ethical conduct.
3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Syllabus Available
Schedule Types: Lecture

Arts & Sciences Division
Social Science Department

Gen. Ed./Focus:
DS – Diversification: Social Sci

ENG 100 Qualification
MATH 82 Qualification


Important Registration and Withdrawal Deadline Information

01/12/2018 Last day to register
01/12/2018 Last day to receive 100% tuition refund
02/01/2018 Last day to receive 50% tuition refund
02/01/2018 Last day to drop (No "W" on transcript)
04/02/2018 Last day to withdraw from class ("W" on transcript)



Prerequisite(s): Qualification for ENG 100; qualification for MATH 82.

This ED 289 section (CRN 33372) is conducted on the Internet. Students must have access to a computer with Internet connection. For additional information please contact the instructor via email ( Please check your MyUH portal account regularly for announcements about class cancellations, UH system announcements and/or email.

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Course Details

Term: Spring 2018
CRN: 33372
Subject: Education (ED)
Course Number: 289
Course Title: Educational Psychology
Instructional Method: Distance – Completely Online
Credits: 3
Gen. Ed/Focus: DS
Grading Options: Standard Letter A-F, Credit/No Credit, or Audit
Instructor: Michael Sheehey
Course Dates: 01/08-05/11
Meeting Times:
TBA TBA WWW 01/08-05/11

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