PSY-256: Educational Psychology

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Summer 2014
WebAdvisor Title
Educational Psychology
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
3 (for 15-week classes)
Course Description

Applies the principles and theories of educational psychology to teaching and learning in diverse school settings.  Topics address learning and cognition.  C Course work examines how social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development of children proceeds academically. Also explores multicultural educational programs, principles and teaching methodologies, managing classroom discipline, motivating students to learn, leading classroom instruction, and assessing K-12 differences in students’ learning.

It is recommended that PSY 256 not be taken concurrently with PSY 152.

ENG 131, ENG 132, and PSY 131 with a C grade or higher
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
MTA Categories
  • Category 4: Social Sciences
General Education Categories
  • Social Sciences
Office Contact
School of Liberal Arts: 313-845-9624,, Liberal Arts Building, Room: K-201