Psychology

Educational Psychology Diploma Course

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  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What will you learn?

The Educational Psychology Diploma 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...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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

Who would benefit from the course?

Using the theories and practical examples explained in the Educational Psychology Diploma 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.

Accreditations

The Educational Psychology Diploma 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 IANLPC (International Association of NLP & Coaching) and the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), both of which are internationally recognised organisations. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses. The IANLPC is a global support network for NLP Professionals and coaches, including the fields of Life Coaching, Hypnotherapy Business Coaching, Leadership, Nutritional, CBT, Personal Development and Holistic Therapy.

Upon completion of your course assessments, 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 certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence.

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