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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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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 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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Educational Psychology Test 1 Answers

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 – Chapter 1, Woolfolk, 11th Edition

NCLB The No Child Left Behind Act was passed on January 8, 2002. The NCLB was a reauthorization of the ESEA p.5 ESEA The Elementary and Secondary Education Act was passed in 1965. p.5 What do William James, G Stanley Hall and John Dewy have in common with Socrates, Plato and Aristotle? James taught Hall […]

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Educational Psychology Test 1 Test Questions

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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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 Chapter 14: Classroom Assessment and Grading

Evaluation Judgement about qualities of student performance, teaching strategies, or large scale educational interventions based on comparing data with standards. Measurements An indicator of how much of a feature is present, expressed as a rank or a number. Assessment Procedures used to obtain information about student performance. Norm-references testing Testing in which individuals scores are […]

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Educational Psychology 210 UTK Unit B

What is the composition of Slavin’s approach to cooperative learning? 4-6 member groups with high, average, and low achieving students in each group, proportional group representation of gender and ethnic composition with high, moderate and low socially competent students What is controlled floundering? When the teacher does not directly answer student’s questions but gives clues […]

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Educational Psychology Chapter 15: Standardized Testing

Standardized Tests Tests given, usually nationwide, under uniform conditions and scored according to uniform procedures. Classroom assessments Are selected and created by teachers and can take many different forms – unit tests, essays, portfolios, projects, performances, oral presentations, etc. Measurement An evaluation expressed in quantitative, or number, terms. Assessment Procedures used to obtain information about […]

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Educational Psychology – Final Exam (11-16)

CHAPTER 11 Expert Knowledge: excellent knowledge about the content of a specific discipline. Pedagogical Content knowledge knowledge about HOW to TEACH a specific discipline Cognitive approach VS Computational approach in Math instruction Cognitive approach – emphasizes developing concept Computational approach – emphasizes speed & automaticity Cognitive VS Social constructivist approach in Reading instruction Cognitive approach […]

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Educational Psychology – EPSY 29525 – Chapter 1 Quiz

According to the text, who established the first major educational psychology laboratory in the United States, where was it established, and in what year was it established? John Dewey, University of Chicago, 1894 Being an effective teacher with regard to technological skills requires b and c are correct, Being an effective teacher with regard to […]

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Educational Psychology Learning Theories!!

What is learning? (Behaviorism) The outcome of learning is change in behavior Emphasizes the effects of external events on individual behavior What are the types of behaviorism? Classical Conditioning and Operant Conditioning What do the types of behaviorism look like? Classical Conditioning: unconditioned stimulus and unconditioned response paired together to create new response Operant Conditioning: […]

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EDUC 2130 Ch. 1-Study of Educational Psychology

Educational Psychology: -the scientific study of the teaching & learning process Characteristics of Effective Teachers: -concern for student learning -ability to communicate clearly -ability to create a positive learning environment -knowledge of the content -high expectations for oneself & for the students Ecological Model: Internal characteristics: -knowledge -attitudes/beliefs -skills -pedagogy Ecological Model: External characteristics: -behavior […]

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Educational Psychology Cedarville University Quiz 1

What are the four general principles that characterize most theories of development (A) The sequence of development is somewhat predictable What are the four general principles that characterize most theories of development (B) Children develop at different rates What are the four general principles that characterize most theories of development (C) Development is often marked […]

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Mzc1 Wgu Fundamentals Of Educational Psychology Test Questions

Piagetian Theory A cognitive developmental theory which describes “ages and stages” components that predicts what children can and cannot understand at different ages, and a theory of development that describes how children develop cognitive abilities. Piaget’s Stages of Cognitive Development Sensorimotor, Pre-Operational, Concrete Operational, Formal Operational Neo-Piagetians This group believes that Piaget’s theories of knowledge […]

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Educational Psychology CH 1-4

Objective of Educational Psychology To understand learners and foster learning Educational Psychology the scientific study of education Critical Thinking an objective analysis of any claim to determine its accuracy, telling fact from opinion Reflective Thinking thinking oriented from doubt or perplexity, searching or inquiring materials or information to resolve doubt/perplexity Learning a relatively permanent change […]

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Educational Psychology Answers

sternberg/successful intelligence a three part description of the mental abilities, thinking processes, coping with new experiences, adapting to context, that lead to more or less intelligent behavior, triarchic theory of successful intelligence; analytical, creative, practical spearman/general (g) & specialized intelligence overall intelligence (pg. 141) fluid intelligence, crystallized intelligence, general memory and learning, broad visual perception, […]

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