Educational Psychology

SED HD 300

  • Social Inquiry I

This course is designed to apply psychological theory and research to educational practice. Students will examine how children think and learn, what motivates students and how teachers assess children's learning and progress in school. In addition, students will be encouraged to consider how teachers create learning environments to increase classroom engagement. Through this course, students will explore major theories of child development (cognitive, behavioral, social learning, etc.) and how they relate to education. Topics will include learning, motivation, instructional strategies, personality, and social development, cognitive processes and memory, and students' achievement and abilities. Effective Fall 2020, this course fulfills a single unit in the following BU Hub area: Social Inquiry I.

FALL 2023 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
B1 Anderson SAR 104 R 12:30 pm-3:15 pm

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