Diploma In Educational Psychology Online Course

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Diploma In Educational Psychology Online Course

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Create And Deliver Effective Lessons 

The Educational Psychology Course explains the ways in which students learn and develop, whilst providing discussions and practical examples of how this information can be incorporated into teaching frameworks and used to plan, create and deliver effective lessons.

Students will have an improved understanding of human behaviour and mental processes within an educational context.

The course covers the following aspects of educational psychology: history, learning theories, student development theories, motivation, and some classroom management skills.

We look at the history of the subject, including where thinking is now, topics and specialisms within this area, and the importance of Educational Psychology. The process of learning can be physical, social, or emotional as well as cognitive, the results of which are a permanent change in behaviour, skills, knowledge, or attitude. We will explain various theories and guide you through well-practiced processes.

Students will learn about childhood growth and developmental experiences in relation to the teaching process. Providing an overview of the stages of development, we then look at each stage individually, before moving on to some specific areas of development.

We look at the differences in motivation and how to tune into student’s choices, desires, and attitudes, to aid their motivation. The module discusses 7 major theories about motives and their sources, these are:

  1. Motives as behaviour change
  2. Motives as goals
  3. Motives as interests
  4. Motives as attributions about success
  5. Motives as beliefs about self-efficacy
  6. Motives as self-determination
  7. Expectancy-value theory

We illustrate the ways students can be different, and how these differences are reflected in how they learn. We cover topics such as: the way in which individuals prefer to learn, different intelligence types, gifted students, cultural expectations, and gender differences.

Looking at special educational needs. We include how to recognise the signs of certain conditions and how to adapt learning to fit those with additional needs, be they physical, intellectual, sensory, learning or behavioural, so that they may still reach their full potential.

The course discusses the three somewhat complex forms of thinking that are commonly pursued in classroom learning: critical thinking, creative thinking, and problem-solving. The course then goes on to explain how these are stimulated, using two types of instruction: Teacher-Directed and Student-Centred.

Who would benefit from the course?

Using the theories and practical examples explained in the Certificate in Educational Psychology Course, educators will better understand the psychological processes of learning and development. Using the knowledge provided in the course, they will be able to create improved lesson plans that will encourage and aid their students’ learning and improve their own ability to fulfil their roles.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of educational psychology
  2. Comprehensive 8 module Certificate in Educational Psychology Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading psychology and education experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of your course assessment, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certificate of completion.

 

Module 1: What Is Educational Psychology?

  • Part 1: What Is Educational Psychology?
  • Part 2: Present Status and Concerns
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: The Learning Process

  • Part 1: The Learning Process
  • Part 2: Major Theories and Models of Learning
  • Part 3: Three key ideas about respondent conditioning
  • Part 4: Cognitivism
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Student Development

  • Part 1: Why Development Matters
  • Part 2: Cognitive Development: The Theory of Jean Piaget
  • Part 3: Erik Erikson: Eight Psychosocial Crises of Development
  • Part 4: Moral Development: Forming a Sense of Rights and Responsibilities
  • Part 5: Gilligan’s Morality of Care
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Student Motivation

  • Part 1: Motives as Behaviour
  • Part 2: Motives as Goals
  • Part 3: Motives as Interests
  • Part 4: Motivation as Self-Efficacy
  • Part 5: Motivation as Self-Determination
  • Part 6: Expectancy X Value: Effects on Students’ Motivation
  • Part 7: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Student Diversity

  • Part 1: Individual Styles of Learning and Thinking
  • Part 2: Gifted and Talented Students
  • Part 3: Gender Differences in the Classroom
  • Part 4: Differences in Cultural Expectations and Styles
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Students with Special Educational Needs

  • Part 1: Categories of Disabilities and Their Ambiguities
  • Part 2: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Part 3: Intellectual Disabilities
  • Part 4: Behavioural Disorders
  • Part 5: Physical Disabilities and Sensory Impairments
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Classroom Management and the Learning Environment

  • Part 1: Why Classroom Management Matters
  • Part 2: Preventing Management Problems by Focusing Students on Learning
  • Part 3: Establishing Daily Procedures and Routines
  • Part 4: Communicating the Importance of Learning and of Positive Behaviour
  • Part 5: Responding to Student Misbehaviour
  • Part 6: Conflict Resolution and Problem Solving
  • Part 7: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Facilitating Complex Thinking

  • Part 1: Forms of Thinking Associated With Classroom Learning
  • Part 2: Problem Solving
  • Part 3: Broad Instructional Strategies That Stimulate Complex Thinking
  • Part 4: Mastery Learning
  • Part 5: Student-Centred Models of Learning
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 8 Assessment

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

The Educational Psychology Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is certified by the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), the IAHT is an internationally recognised organisation. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses.

About this Course

Create And Deliver Effective Lessons 

The Educational Psychology Course explains the ways in which students learn and develop, whilst providing discussions and practical examples of how this information can be incorporated into teaching frameworks and used to plan, create and deliver effective lessons.

Students will have an improved understanding of human behaviour and mental processes within an educational context.

The course covers the following aspects of educational psychology: history, learning theories, student development theories, motivation, and some classroom management skills.

We look at the history of the subject, including where thinking is now, topics and specialisms within this area, and the importance of Educational Psychology. The process of learning can be physical, social, or emotional as well as cognitive, the results of which are a permanent change in behaviour, skills, knowledge, or attitude. We will explain various theories and guide you through well-practiced processes.

Students will learn about childhood growth and developmental experiences in relation to the teaching process. Providing an overview of the stages of development, we then look at each stage individually, before moving on to some specific areas of development.

We look at the differences in motivation and how to tune into student’s choices, desires, and attitudes, to aid their motivation. The module discusses 7 major theories about motives and their sources, these are:

  1. Motives as behaviour change
  2. Motives as goals
  3. Motives as interests
  4. Motives as attributions about success
  5. Motives as beliefs about self-efficacy
  6. Motives as self-determination
  7. Expectancy-value theory

We illustrate the ways students can be different, and how these differences are reflected in how they learn. We cover topics such as: the way in which individuals prefer to learn, different intelligence types, gifted students, cultural expectations, and gender differences.

Looking at special educational needs. We include how to recognise the signs of certain conditions and how to adapt learning to fit those with additional needs, be they physical, intellectual, sensory, learning or behavioural, so that they may still reach their full potential.

The course discusses the three somewhat complex forms of thinking that are commonly pursued in classroom learning: critical thinking, creative thinking, and problem-solving. The course then goes on to explain how these are stimulated, using two types of instruction: Teacher-Directed and Student-Centred.

Who would benefit from the course?

Using the theories and practical examples explained in the Certificate in Educational Psychology Course, educators will better understand the psychological processes of learning and development. Using the knowledge provided in the course, they will be able to create improved lesson plans that will encourage and aid their students’ learning and improve their own ability to fulfil their roles.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of educational psychology
  2. Comprehensive 8 module Certificate in Educational Psychology Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading psychology and education experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of your course assessment, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certificate of completion.

 

Module 1: What Is Educational Psychology?

  • Part 1: What Is Educational Psychology?
  • Part 2: Present Status and Concerns
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment

Module 2: The Learning Process

  • Part 1: The Learning Process
  • Part 2: Major Theories and Models of Learning
  • Part 3: Three key ideas about respondent conditioning
  • Part 4: Cognitivism
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment

Module 3: Student Development

  • Part 1: Why Development Matters
  • Part 2: Cognitive Development: The Theory of Jean Piaget
  • Part 3: Erik Erikson: Eight Psychosocial Crises of Development
  • Part 4: Moral Development: Forming a Sense of Rights and Responsibilities
  • Part 5: Gilligan’s Morality of Care
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment

Module 4: Student Motivation

  • Part 1: Motives as Behaviour
  • Part 2: Motives as Goals
  • Part 3: Motives as Interests
  • Part 4: Motivation as Self-Efficacy
  • Part 5: Motivation as Self-Determination
  • Part 6: Expectancy X Value: Effects on Students’ Motivation
  • Part 7: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment

Module 5: Student Diversity

  • Part 1: Individual Styles of Learning and Thinking
  • Part 2: Gifted and Talented Students
  • Part 3: Gender Differences in the Classroom
  • Part 4: Differences in Cultural Expectations and Styles
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment

Module 6: Students with Special Educational Needs

  • Part 1: Categories of Disabilities and Their Ambiguities
  • Part 2: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Part 3: Intellectual Disabilities
  • Part 4: Behavioural Disorders
  • Part 5: Physical Disabilities and Sensory Impairments
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment

Module 7: Classroom Management and the Learning Environment

  • Part 1: Why Classroom Management Matters
  • Part 2: Preventing Management Problems by Focusing Students on Learning
  • Part 3: Establishing Daily Procedures and Routines
  • Part 4: Communicating the Importance of Learning and of Positive Behaviour
  • Part 5: Responding to Student Misbehaviour
  • Part 6: Conflict Resolution and Problem Solving
  • Part 7: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment

Module 8: Facilitating Complex Thinking

  • Part 1: Forms of Thinking Associated With Classroom Learning
  • Part 2: Problem Solving
  • Part 3: Broad Instructional Strategies That Stimulate Complex Thinking
  • Part 4: Mastery Learning
  • Part 5: Student-Centred Models of Learning
  • Part 6: Summary
  • Module 8 Assessment

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

The Educational Psychology Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is certified by the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), the IAHT is an internationally recognised organisation. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses.

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 012CE88
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime access-Study at your own pace
Tutor Support: Yes
Time required: 150 hours of study
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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