1. To evaluate the relevance of current trends in theory and research for the everyday needs of teaching and learning.
2. To analyze current practices in teaching and learning with regard to their basis in theory and research.
3. To evaluate instructional problem situations and design solutions based on theory and research findings.
4. To communicate the tenets and findings of psychological theory and research to teachers and students in such a way that they can be used to guide everyday practice.
This course is an introduction to the broad field of educational psychology. We will examine basic psychological theories, principles, research methods and findings, and apply them to an understanding of teaching and learning in the school setting. Our coverage will include six major areas: 1) an introduction to educational psychology; 2) human development; 3) individual variations; 4) learning: theory and practice; 5) motivation, management, and teaching; 6) assessment.
Woolfolk, A.E. (2015). Educational Psychology (11th Ed.)
|評分項目 Grading Method||配分比例 Grading percentage||說明 Description|
|4 Thought Papers4 Thought Papers
|Lead Class Discussion & Chapter PresentationLead Class Discussion & Chapter Presentation
|4 Quizzes4 Quizzes
||20||To ensure the prompt reading of the course materials, there will be FOUR 30-item, multiple-formatted quizzes, e.g., multiple choice, short-answer question and essay question.|
|Moodle Group Discussion on Related QuestionsMoodle Group Discussion on Related Questions
||30||I will post a scenario concerning topic of the week. You need to respond to the questions and to comment on two other students responses.|
|Case Study of English Language Learners from An-Her Junior High SchoolCase Study of English Language Learners from An-Her Junior High School