Educational Psychology

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Theory and research on learning, development, personality and motivation applied to educational processes in various learning environments. Co-requisite field experience: EDFI 4200 required. Prerequisites: PSYC 1010 and sophomore status. C/F hrs.: 20.

Theory and research on socioemotional development, cognition, learning, and motivation, as applied to educational processes in various learning environments with a concentration on the adolescent years. Co-requisite field experience: EDFI 4200 required. Prerequisites: PSYC 1010 and sophomore status. C/F hrs: 20.

All education majors seeking a K-12 certification (e.g., music education, art education, physical education, special education) are required to take EDFI 3020. All middle childhood and secondary (AYA) majors are required to take EDFI 3030.
Note: EDFI 3010 (for early childhood majors) is under development and may be offered within the next academic year.

Requested transfer of courses are evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Substituting EDFI 3020 for 3030 is not permitted.

Supervised practicum experiences involving individual and small group instruction of students in grades K-12 conducted in area schools and other university/community settings. Must be taken concurrently with EDFI 3020/3030, and may be taken concurrently with EDFI 4020, EDFI 4080 or EDFI 4170 with instructor approval. May be repeated up to 4 hours. Presently, all middle childhood majors must enroll for EDFI 4200 for 1 semester credit hour; it is optional for other education majors to enroll for this course for credit.
Note: This is an academic service learning course.

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