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About This Course
Earn three hours of college credit in weeks instead of months with our CLEP Introduction to Educational Psychology test prep course. We'll introduce you to cognitive and behavioral perspectives on learning, as well as some of the classroom management and instructional techniques educators use to motivate their students and tailor instruction to the needs of each individual.
Our video lessons make these topics engaging and approachable; they also provide you with an affordable option for earning a form of college credit accepted at nearly 3,000 colleges and universities nationwide.
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Syllabus & Course Information
Lessons in this course are aligned with concepts covered on the Introduction to Educational Psychology CLEP exam. Use them to learn how to do the following:
- Outline the main components of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
- Diagram the stages of information processing
- Model strategies for advancing creativity and problem solving in a learning environment
- Summarize classical and operant conditioning
- Outline strategies for reducing undesirable behaviors in the classroom
- Diagram the different stages of child and adolescent development
- Describe the zone of proximal development
- Explain the importance of motivation in education
- Diagram Maslow's hierarchy of needs
- Compare and contrast methods for measuring intelligence
- Explain how Individual Education Plans are used to teach students with special needs
- Illustrate the impact of different types of learning disabilities
- Compare and contrast the advantages, disadvantages and reliability of different assessment types
- Identify various instructional strategies and classroom management techniques
- Analyze and describe Bloom's taxonomy
- Summarize the types of research design and the basic processes for interpreting results
This educational psychology course covers factors influencing children's cognitive development and behavior. If you've never studied psychology before, check out our introductory psychology course to get a feel for some of the key concepts and terminology used by professionals working in this field.
This course includes all the tools you'll need to successfully prepare for the CLEP Introduction to Educational Psychology exam. Each of the 106 illustrated video lessons is taught by an experienced instructor and features transcripts you can use to revisit the main ideas.
Moreover, our subject-matter experts are here to help answer your questions. There are also lesson quizzes, chapter quizzes and a final CLEP Educational Psychology practice test that allow you to track your progress every step of the way.
CLEP Introduction to Educational Psychology Exam Information
CLEP exam concepts address the same topics discussed in a semester-long educational psychology course. Students might complete this class to meet a school's general education requirements for an undergraduate degree in one of the liberal arts.
- Number of Questions: Around 100
- Question Type: Multiple choice
- Time Limit: 90 minutes
- Number of Credits: 3
- Exam Cost: $85
CLEP Introduction to Educational Psychology Exam Breakdown
|CLEP Exam Concept||Percent of the CLEP Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Study.com Chapters|
|Educational Aims and Philosophies||5%||5 questions||5 lessons|
|Cognitive Perspective||15%||15 questions||11 lessons|
|Behavioral Perspective||11%||11 questions||8 lessons|
|Development||15%||15 questions||19 lessons|
|Motivation||10%||10 questions||13 lessons|
|Individual Differences||17%||17 questions||19 lessons|
|Testing||12%||12 questions||16 lessons|
|Pedagogy||10%||10 questions||9 lessons|
|Research Design and Analysis||5%||5 questions||6 lessons|
Earn CLEP Credit
Three hours of transferable college credit are yours for the taking when you use this study guide to prepare for the CLEP Introduction to Educational Psychology exam. Our entertaining video lessons and quizzes offer an affordable alternative to a traditional course that can help reduce the cost of your degree program.
Study Schedule for the CLEP Introduction to Educational Psychology Exam
Lessons in this course provide you with around 11 hours of instruction. You can complete them at your own pace, though we've included the chart below to help determine when you'll be ready for the test.
|Study Frequency||When You'll Be Ready for the Exam|
|3 hours a day; 3 days a week||Just over 1 week|
|2 hours a day; 3 days a week||Around 2 weeks|
|1 hour a day; 3 days a week||Less than 4 weeks|
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