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History and Educational Aims Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which action exemplifies social cognitive perspective?

Question 2 2. What is one way that teachers are adaptive to the changing needs of their classrooms?

Question 3 3. What is an example of a procedural safeguard?

Question 4 4. What is one part of appropriate evaluation?

Question 5 5. What is a tenant of the least restrictive environment?

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Question 6 6. What is one of the main principles included in the Individuals with Disabilities Education ACT (IDEA)?

Question 7 7. What is an individualized education program?

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. 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 10 10. 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?

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Question 11 11. Lakeisha sometimes gets confused when her psychology professor explains statistics using only words, but she always gets the concept immediately if she can look at a graph or chart. Based on this information, what kind of learner is Lakeisha most likely to be?

Question 12 12. The _____ educational psychology perspective proposes that learning occurs through stage-like processes.

Question 13 13. Albert Bandura is famous for his contributions to the _____ perspective of educational psychology.

Question 14 14. B.F. Skinner is best known for his contributions to the _____ perspective of educational psychology.

Question 15 15. Which educational psychology perspective proposes that learning occurs through observation?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is probably the LEAST likely topic an educational psychologist would study?

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. Which general perspective used in educational psychology studies how people acquire, perceive, remember, and communicate information (for example, how memory works)?

Question 19 19. In which setting would the theories from educational psychology be most likely applied?

Question 20 20. To become a subject matter expert, a teacher should have all of the following competencies EXCEPT:

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Question 21 21. How can a teacher promote self-efficacy in the classroom?

Question 22 22. What is the primary purpose of reflective teaching?

Question 23 23.

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

Question 25 25. 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.

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Question 26 26. How does an Individualized Education Program (IEP) help to support students with disabilities?

Question 27 27. The current version of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) was passed in what year?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. Which educational perspective proposes that the responsibility of learning falls on the learner rather than the teacher?

Question 30 30. Which phrase below is the best definition for the field of educational psychology?

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