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Course SummaryThis educational psychology textbook replacement course covers all of the topics in a standard educational psychology textbook. The lessons offer a convenient way for students to study, interactive materials for teachers to engage their classes, and an effective alternative to expensive or outdated textbooks.
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Any instructor who teaches educational psychology can consider this textbook replacement course an excellent resource for their classroom. The lessons in this course provide high quality instruction and cover the same or even more information than that found in most educational psychology textbooks.
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- Identify the chapter in this course that corresponds with your curriculum or lesson plan.
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- In class, engage students in discussions and/or interactive activities that focus on the lesson topics.
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Using the course is simple. You can find any topic you're currently studying in educational psychology class, or if your school uses this course in the classroom, you can get your assignments through links sent by your teacher via email. Even if your school uses traditional textbooks, you'll find this course offers a great supplement and brings educational psychology lessons to life. The short videos give you an easy, fun and helpful way to better understand and absorb educational psychology theories, principles and assessments.
- Identify the educational psychology topics you're studying in class, or click on the lesson links sent to you.
- View the short and engaging educational psychology video lessons.
- Use the lesson quizzes and chapter exams to test your understanding of topics like Asperger's syndrome, James Marcia's identity theory and advanced cognitive development.
- Submit questions to our expert instructors for additional help with any educational psychology topic covered in the course.
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- Learn Your Way: Whether you learn better through discussion, viewing the video or reading the lesson transcript, we've got you covered.
- Keeping Up in Class: If you need to miss class or don't quite understand an educational psychology concept, you can use this course to make sure you don't fall behind.
- Learn about the applications of educational psychology and its history
- Delve into the theories about child and adolescent psychological development
- Explore the uses of motivational strategies in learning
- Review protocols for conducting assessments
- Identify the functions of memories and cognitive perspectives
- Decipher how conditioning can shape behavioral perspectives
- Name different research design strategies and forms of analysis
- Illustrate the tenants of instructional pedagogy
- Track the individual differences found in children
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