Overview

EPSY 602: Educational Psychology.

Prerequisites: Graduate standing.

This course provides an in-depth look at current theory and research in cognitive psychology as it relates to instruction.  A large theoretical base and its application will be reviewed and explored.  Specifically, we will:

Class Format:

Each week there will be an electronic presentation of notes, illustrations, and data collection activities on the topic under consideration.  These notes will be available to students through the TOPICS section of the website.  Additionally, students will be given a set of questions covering the respective chapters in the Gagné text and handouts.  These questions are to help students organize reading material and to structure class discussions.  Thus, to participate in class discussions, it will be helpful for students to outline each of the chapters and/or to prepare answers to questions prior to class.