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

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PSYC 2553 - Educational Psychology

3 credits

[Meets the Core Curriculum Writing Practice Requirement] An exploration of how educational and psychological principles come together in the classroom and other settings where learning occurs. Emphasis is given to cognitive, moral, and social development; learning problems; student and teacher motivation; and introductory issues in multi-cultural education. Knowledge gained in the course is applied directly to the students future work environment and to his/her spiritual growth. Implications for parenting, counseling, pastoring, coaching, and other positions of leadership in the community are also considered. Correspondence work or CLEP tests are not accepted for this teacher education requirement.

Prerequisite: PSYC 1013 General Psychology.

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