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CEEP 361. Introduction to Educational Psychology

Credits: 3
Department: Counseling & Community Psychology
Description: Psychological theories, principles, and research applied to the educational settings, including measurement, standardized tests, instrument construction, and evaluation and assessment of student learning.
Prerequisites: CEEP 262, PSY 240
Semester Offered:
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Summer
Grading Method: ABCDF
Additional Information: Online Course. Go to, Proctored Test Requirement

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Justify the importance of theory and research on teaching and learning to classroom applications of effective instruction.
2. Implement a balance of reflective, effective teaching methodologies and science in approaches to educating students.
3. Compare and contrast behaviorist, cognitive, and constructivist theories of learning and effective classroom practices derived from each theory.
4. Select from and apply theoretically derived research based practices to classroom instruction techniques.
5. Describe cognitive, personal, social and emotional theories of development and their implications for teaching relative to student needs and classroom practice.
6. Implement appropriate strategies to address variations in student abilities, learning difficulties, culture, gender and SES.
7. Describe and apply models of motivation to enhance student learning and achievement.
8. Explain how teaching methods, grouping arrangements, learner variables and instruction content may be integrated for effective learning.
9. Develop a model for assessing student learning using basic psychometric principles, a means of evaluating student responses to this assessment and a means of using the assessment data to improve student learning.
10. Interpret standardized test results and communicate results to parents and students.

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