Educational Psychology Courses
Provides students with a theoretical and practical understanding of the importance and use of specific learning strategies. This course will also engage students in reflective decision making and critical evaluation of their learning process.
The purpose of this course is to provide students with a comprehensive overview of the behavioral and neuroscientific aspects of learning, memory, and cognition.
The goal of this course is to provide students with hands-on experiences in conducting educational neuroscience research.
An examination of the social, psychological, philosophical, and historical foundations of education in a modern democratic society. Critical attention is paid to contrasting theories of human nature, the learner and the learning process that, when combined with judgments about the purpose and conduct of life, have shaped pedagogy.
This course focuses on how educational neuroscience research inform science teaching and learning.
An overview of the psychology of morality with a focus on the processes leading to moral action.
In this course, students will examine how human linguistic properties are acquired, developed, organized, and processed in the brain.
This course will cover: a brief overview of neuroimaging methods, experimental design and analysis issues in neuroimaging research and how neuroimaging methods are used in educational neuroscience.
This course provides an overview of electrophysiological methods (e.g. EEG/ERP) used in the field of educational Neuroscience to conduct research on learning and cognition.
Courses for Educational Research
This course is an introduction to qualitative research that centers on discussions related to the application of qualitative research methods and an understanding of the issues involved in qualitative research ethics, design, analysis and writing. The course is organized into five major emphases: An introduction to qualitative research; the researcher as apart of qualitative research; role of theory in qualitative research; conducting qualitative research; and ethical implications.
Statistical methods in education; graphs, charts, frequency distributions, central tendencies, dispersion, correlation, sampling errors, estimation, and hypothesis testing.
The purpose of this course is to provide a comprehensive overview of experimental design and methodologies within cognitive psychology and neuroscience, as well as interdisciplinary methods within educational neuroscience.
Survey of teacher-made and standardized instruments for understanding students' achievement and evaluating teaching. Field practicum in the schools is required.