Educational Psychology

Educational Psychology Chapter 5

Academic Language The entire range of language used in elementary, secondary, and university-level schools including words, concepts, strategies, and processes from academic subjects. Balanced Bilingualism Adding a second language capability without losing your heritage language. Bilingual Speaking two languages and dealing appropriately with the two different cultures. Code-switching Moving between two speech forms. Critical Periods […]

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Educational Psychology Ch. 5

language development -develop lang. ad children actively make sense of what they hear by looking for patterns and making up rules -built in biases and rules may limit the search and guide the pattern of recognition -reward and correction play a role in helping children learn correct lang. use play a role in lang. development […]

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Chapter 1 – Educational Psychology: A tool for effective teaching

Educational Psychology Branch of psychology that the specializes in understanding teaching and learning in educational settings Pioneers of educational psychology William James, John Dewey and E.L Thorndike William James Emphasized the importance of observing teaching and learning in classrooms for improving education. His recommendations was to start lesson at a point just beyond the child’s […]

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Educational Psychology Exam 3

Between Class grouping Students are separated into classes bu ability level. -low ses and minorities are often placed in low ability settings which can lead to stigmatization. -research doesn’t support using this method of grouping;slight benefits for those in high track classes, but high levels of loss for those in low tracks. -tracking often based […]

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Educational Psychology – Chap 5, 6, 7

Individual Differences Diversity in abilities and characteristics (intellegence, personality, etc.) among students at a particular gender or cultural group. Differentiated Instruction Practice of individualizing instructional methods-and possibly also individualizing specific content and instructional goals-to align with each student’s existing knowledge, skills, and needs. Intellegence Ability to apply prior knowledge and experiences flexibly to accomplish challenging […]

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ormrod educational psychology ch. 9

behaviorism theoretical perspective in which learning and behavior are described and explained in terms of stimulus-response relationships stimulus (S) specific object or event that influences an individual’s learning or behaivor response (R) specific behavior that an individual exhibits conditioning term commonly used by behaviorists for learning; typically involves specific environmental events leading to specific responses […]

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Educational Psychology Chapter 1: A Foundation for Teaching

Educational Psychology The study of learning and teaching Pedagogy The study of learning and teaching with the applications to the instructional process Intentionality Doing things for a purpose; teachers who use intentionality plan their actions based on the outcomes they want to achieve Principle Explanation of the relationship between factors Theory A set of principles […]

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Educational Psychology – Chapter 2, Woolfolk, 11th Edition

Development Orderly, adaptive changes we go through from conception to death. p.26 Different Aspects of Human Development Physical, Social, Personal, and Cognitive. p.26 Physical Development Changes in the body structure and function over time. p.26 Social Development Changes over time in how we relate to others. p.26 Personal Development Changes in personality that takes place […]

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Cluster 1 Terms: Learning, Teaching and Educational Psychology

Action Research systematic observations or tests of methods conducted by teachers or schools to improve teaching and learning for their students Case Study intensive study of one person or one situation Correlations statistical descriptions of how closely two variables are related Descriptive Studies studies that collect detailed information about specific situations, often using observations, surveys, […]

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MZC1 Educational Psychology Final?

pedagogy The study of teaching and learning with applications to the instructional process. theory A set of principles that explains and relates certain phenomena. Behavioral learning theories Explanations of learning that emphasize observable changes in behavior. Social learning theories learning theories that emphasize not only reinforcement but also the effects of cues on through and […]

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"Educational Psychology" Chapter 2

Development “Includes 3 things” -Experience, learning, maturation -Orderly, continuous, & gradually Development “Definition” -Changes that occur in human beings as they grow from infancy to adulthood Principles of Development -Depends on both heredity & the environment -Proceeds in orderly & predictable patterns -Ppl develop at different rates Piaget’s Theory of Intellectual Development -Drive for Equilibrium […]

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Educational Psychology – Chapter 2 – Cognitive and Language Development

development The pattern of biological, cognitive, and socioemotional processes that begins at conception and continue through the life span. Most development involves growth, although it also eventually involves decay (dying). nature-nurture issue Issue that involves the debate about whether development is primarily influenced by nature (an organism’s biological inheritance) or nurture (environmental experiences). continuity-discontinuity issue […]

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Educational Psychology Modules 18-26

collective self-efficacy Teachers’ belief that they can positively impact student learning by working together. conventional consequences Consequences applied in a generic fashion and they are intended to serve as a form of punishment that deters future misbehavior. instructional consequences Consequences that teach students how to correct their behavior and provide examples of how to behave […]

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Chapter 6- Educational Psychology, Anita Woolfolk

Expressive Vocabulary The words a person can speak Receptive Vocabulary The words a person can understand in spoken or written words Overregularize To apply a rule of syntax or grammar in situations where the rule does not apply, (Ex: the bike was broked) Syntax The order of words in phrases or sentences Pragmatics The rules […]

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Educational Psychology Chapter Nine

Learning Sciences A new interdisciplinary science of learning has emerged, based on research in psychology, education, computer science, philosophy, sociology, anthropology, neuroscience, and other fields of learning. Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) An MRI is an imaging technique that uses a magnetic field along with radio waves and a computer to create detailed pictures of […]

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Educational Psychology Test 1

The primary goal of ed psych is to_____ improve education This is divided into two major areas… the teacher and the learner Two words college students should remove from their vocabulary “like” and “feel” A better term than hypocrite is the need for a teacher to become… (what Reagan, John Paul and teachers have in […]

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Educational Psychology Clusters 4, 6, 7, 8 Woolfolk 12th Edition

disability the inability to do something specific such as walk or hear handicap a disadvantage in a particular situation, sometimes caused by a disability intelligence ability or abilities to acquire and use knowledge for solving problems and adapting to the world General intelligence (g) a general factor in cognitive ability that is related in varying […]

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educational psychology test 1

developmental milestones new, developmentally more advanced behaviors universals similar patterns in how children change over time despite considerable diversity in the environments i which they grow up stage theory theory that depicts development as a series of relatively discrete periods, or stages maturation unfolding of genetically controlled changes as a child develops culture behaviors and […]

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Chapter 1: Educational Psychology: A Foundation for Teaching

Educational Psychology The study of learning and teaching. Pedagogy The study of learning with applications to the instructional process. Intentionality Doing things for a purpose; teachers who use intentionality plan their actions based on the outcomes they want to achieve. Teacher Efficacy The degree to which teachers feel that their own efforts determine the success […]

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Psychology 1- Educational Psychology (Lectures 17-18)

learning “A relatively permanent change in an individual’s behavior or potential behavior as a result of experience or practice” teaching “Purposeful direction and management of the learning process” schooling “Teaching and learning that takes place in a formal environment” Individual Development Function “Developing capacities and potential of the individual ; Preparing the individual for success […]

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Educational Psychology Review (chapters 1,2) (Piaget, Erikson, and Kohlberg)

Piaget sensorimotor (birth – 2 years) – infants know the world through their senses – earliest actions are accidental; this causes infants to repeat what they find entertaining – object permanence is recognizing that objects have an independent existence – trial and error learning Piaget pre operational (2 – 7 years) pre-k – rapid development […]

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