2020-2021 Catalog Summer Update [Archived]

PSY 260 Educational Psychology

(Contact Hours: 3) This course is an investigation of how psychological principles can be used to help solve educational problems. It is designed for prospective teachers and psychologists, but would also be appropriate for parents of school-age children. The course includes such topics as educational objective writing, teaching methods, testing and measurement, learning theory, motivation, and special education. Recommended prerequisite: PSY 150. Minimum benchmarks will be enforced.