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Ch 3: Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Learning Processes

About This Chapter

This chapter reviews content on different types of learning processes and major factors that influence learning. Get ready for some questions you may see on the Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) assessment with these video and text lessons.

Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult: Learning Processes - Chapter Summary

These lessons go over a variety of learning processes and issues that affect student learning, both in and out of school, such as adjustment problems and various life situations. This chapter can also prepare you for questions you'll see on the Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult exam on:

  • Effective classroom learning strategies
  • Types of cognitive learning processes
  • Cooperative and collaborative learning
  • Importance of school and peer groups in adolescence
  • Counseling in middle and secondary schools
  • Bloom's Taxonomy for assessing learning
  • The impact of different parenting styles on learning
  • Constructivism theory and application
  • Special education and different types of special needs

You can use the video tags to check out any specific video parts another time while you're still on this chapter. Each lesson in the chapter has its own practice quiz that assesses your familiarity with the key concepts.

Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult: Learning Processes Chapter Objectives

The Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult assessment aims at determining if your knowledge level meets the criteria for teaching throughout the state of Ohio. Anything you see on the exam about the Learning Processes chapter's content will stem from the Student Development and Learning domain of the test. The test questions in this domain are all multiple choice and make up 24% of the test content.

13 Lessons in Chapter 3: Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Learning Processes
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is Learning? - Understanding Effective Classroom Strategies

1. What is Learning? - Understanding Effective Classroom Strategies

We all learn new things every day, but how is 'learning' defined in educational psychology? This lesson covers the definition of learning, different types of learning, and discusses learning styles.

Cognitive Processes in Learning: Types, Definition & Examples

2. Cognitive Processes in Learning: Types, Definition & Examples

Explore the cognitive processes your brain is going through right now to learn information. We'll define key terms and discuss the two leading theories.

Cooperative and Collaborative Learning in the Classroom

3. Cooperative and Collaborative Learning in the Classroom

It's extremely common for teachers to require students to work in groups. However, certain types of groups and activities are preferred over others. In this lesson, we define cooperative learning and discuss its advantages in the classroom. We also define collaborative learning and explain how it is different than cooperative learning.

Peers, Schools, and Adolescent Development

4. Peers, Schools, and Adolescent Development

Adolescence is a time of change for most people. In this lesson, we'll look at the changes that occur in adolescence, including why peer groups become so important to teenagers and how school affects development.

Problems with Adjustment in Adolescence

5. Problems with Adjustment in Adolescence

Adolescence is a time of lots of changes, which can cause a lot of stress in a teen's life. In this lesson, we'll look at adjustment and maladaptive behaviors in adolescence, including how each manifests in teens' lives.

Life Situation Issues in Adolescence

6. Life Situation Issues in Adolescence

Adolescence can be a difficult time, but some teens face life situations that can make it more difficult. Watch this lesson to find out how emancipation and part-time work affect adolescents' lives and the positives and negatives of each.

Counseling in Middle/Secondary Schools

7. Counseling in Middle/Secondary Schools

How do middle and high school counselors guide their students? In this lesson, we're going to look into the different formats they use and how these benefit their students.

Bloom's Taxonomy and Assessments

8. Bloom's Taxonomy and Assessments

Bloom's Taxonomy is a popular and extremely helpful tool that is used by most teachers. In this lesson, we'll discuss the original and revised Bloom's Taxonomy as well as how to use it in the classroom to assess learning and cognitive ability.

Impact of Parenting Styles on Different Styles of Learners

9. Impact of Parenting Styles on Different Styles of Learners

When you got in trouble as a child, how did your parents react? This lesson covers four different parenting styles identified in educational psychology, including authoritarian, authoritative, indulgent, and neglecting. Typical results from each parenting style are discussed in terms of children's behaviors, as well as application of the styles in a classroom environment.

Constructivism: Overview & Practical Teaching Examples

10. Constructivism: Overview & Practical Teaching Examples

Learning through real-world experiences with others allows students to grow and understand things more easily. In this lesson, we'll examine constructivism in depth, including social learning, the zone of proximal development, and project-based learning.

Educating Students with Special Needs

11. Educating Students with Special Needs

In this lesson, we will explore how to educate students with special needs. We will specifically address how the educational needs of these students are best served if they are in a mainstream classroom being taught alongside their peers.

What Is Special Needs? - Definition, Types & Law

12. What Is Special Needs? - Definition, Types & Law

There are laws that protect individuals with special needs. This lesson will define special needs, identify the types of special needs, and the laws that protect the individuals.

Special Education: Definition, Types & Philosophy

13. Special Education: Definition, Types & Philosophy

Learn what special education is and the different types. Find out about the philosophy behind special education. Read the lesson and then take a brief quiz to test your knowledge.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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