Educational Psychology

EPY 203 Child Development in School 3 SH
Major theories and research about child development in school settings are emphasized. Other topics include the interrelationship of heredity and environment; cognitive and socialization processes; learning and teaching styles; conflict resolution; and family, peer and media influences on growth in a culturally diverse society. Completion of fifteen hours of required classroom exposure throughout the semester is designed to combine theory with educational practices. Prerequisite: education major or department approval.

EPY 204 Adolescent Development in School 3 SH
Major theories and research about adolescent development in school settings are emphasized. Other topics include the effects of heredity and environment; socialization processes; measurement and assessment of intelligence; learning styles; conflict resolution; exceptionality; and family, peer, school and media influences on growth in a culturally diverse society. Completion of fifteen hours of required classroom exposure throughout the semester is designed to combine theory with educational practices. Prerequisite: education major or department approval.

EPY 405 Introduction to Special Education 3 SH
An introductory course to the field of special education. A survey of the various syndromes associated with special needs populations. Various intervention methods and techniques are introduced for each of the special learners. Prerequisite: EPY 200 or PSY 210 and 211.


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