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History and Educational Aims Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Albert Bandura is famous for his contributions to the _____ perspective of educational psychology.

Question 2 2. John Watson, Ivan Pavlov, and B.F. Skinner are all associated with which branch of educational psychology?

Question 3 3. Maria watches her mother use the lawn mower one week, and the next week she is able to mow the lawn upon her first try. What kind of learning did Maria use in this example?

Question 4 4. 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 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following definitions is not correct?

Question 7 7. Which of the following terms is used to describe learning through active and constructive thought processes?

Question 8 8. Being an effective teacher involves all of the following, except which one?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is not true according to the behavioral perspective?

Question 10 10. In which setting would the theories from educational psychology be most likely applied?

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Question 11 11. IEP stands for _____.

Question 12 12. What is the primary purpose of reflective teaching?

Question 13 13. Which educational psychology perspective proposes that learning occurs through observation?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT a main principle of the IDEA?

Question 15 15.

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 _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is not a major requirement in the 2004 version of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)?

Question 17 17. B.F. Skinner is best known for his contributions to the _____ perspective of educational psychology.

Question 18 18. In the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) what is meant by 'Least Restrictive Environment'?

Question 19 19. The branch of psychology that studies how people change over the course of their life, from infancy to older adulthood is called what?

Question 20 20. The _____ educational psychology perspective proposes that learning occurs through stage-like processes.

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

Question 22 22. Russian scientist Ivan Pavlov taught his dogs that every time he rang a bell, he would give them food. Eventually, the dogs started to drool with anticipation every time they heard the bell ring. Pavlov's experiment demonstrates which type of learning?

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. The ongoing process of critiquing one's assumptions and strategies and revising them as often as necessary in order to increase a student's development and understanding is called what?

Question 25 25. 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?

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Question 26 26. Which educational perspective proposes that the responsibility of learning falls on the learner rather than the teacher?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is not a theoretical perspective within educational psychology?

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

History and Educational Aims Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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