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History and Educational Aims Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Four different people sued their respective schools because of non-compliance with the IDEA. Which lawsuit would be dismissed because the situation does not fall under the IDEA?

Question 2 2. What is the primary purpose of reflective teaching?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is probably the LEAST likely topic an educational psychologist would study?

Question 4 4. Sanjay is in Pre-Algebra, and his teacher explains the concept of solving an equation for the 'x' variable. Sanjay learns how to do this by thinking about it quietly and practicing several problems on a worksheet. What kind of learning did Sanjay use in this example?

Question 5 5. Which educational perspective proposes that the responsibility of learning falls on the learner rather than the teacher?

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Question 6 6. B.F. Skinner is best known for his contributions to the _____ perspective of educational psychology.

Question 7 7. What is an individualized education program?

Question 8 8.

Kevin's ESL students are struggling with the present perfect tense. He shows them a diagram to help them understand how and when present perfect is used, and he gives them examples of the verb tense in context.

Kevin is displaying _____.

Question 9 9. What is one part of appropriate evaluation?

Question 10 10. How can a teacher promote self-efficacy in the classroom?

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Question 11 11. The _____ educational psychology perspective proposes that learning occurs through stage-like processes.

Question 12 12. Jim has an IEP and his parents want to make sure he is being educated in the least restrictive environment possible. Evaluate the options below and indicate which situation most aligns with a LRE for Jim.

Question 13 13. Which action exemplifies social cognitive perspective?

Question 14 14. How does an Individualized Education Program (IEP) help to support students with disabilities?

Question 15 15. The current version of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was passed in what year?

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Question 16 16. The first time Joe complimented his grandmother, she smiled and gave him a hug, a consequence he enjoyed. He learned that every time he is nice to his grandmother, she rewards him in a similar way. Now, he's more likely to be nice every time he sees his grandmother, due to this anticipated reward. What kind of learning did Joe use in this example?

Question 17 17. Which phrase below is the best definition for the field of educational psychology?

Question 18 18. All of the following research questions would lead to an action research conducted by a teacher EXCEPT:

Question 19 19. Sasha is in a mechanics class, and she needs to learn how to put together an engine. She gets confused by reading the book or by watching others do it, but she learns quickly when given the chance to actually work with an engine and put it together herself. Based on this information, what kind of learner is Sasha most likely to be?

Question 20 20. What is one of the main principles included in the Individuals with Disabilities Education ACT (IDEA)?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is not a main principle of the IDEA?

Question 22 22. What is one way that teachers are adaptive to the changing needs of their classrooms?

Question 23 23. What is a tenant of the least restrictive environment?

Question 24 24. What is an example of a procedural safeguard?

Question 25 25. Albert Bandura is famous for his contributions to the _____ perspective of educational psychology.

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Question 26 26. To become a subject matter expert, a teacher should have all of the following competencies EXCEPT:

Question 27 27. Maria watches her mother use the lawn mower one week, the next week Maria is able to mow the lawn upon her first try. What kind of learning did Maria use in this example?

Question 28 28. Which general perspective used in educational psychology studies the tendency to modify our behavior due to consequences, such as after receiving a reward or punishment?

Question 29 29. Which general perspective used in educational psychology studies how people acquire, perceive, remember, and communicate information (for example, how memory works)?

Question 30 30. Which educational psychology perspective proposes that learning occurs through observation?

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