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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

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Beginner Level

Approx. 14 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Learners taking this Course are

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  • Psychologists
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
4 hours to complete

COURSE ORIENTATION + Foundations of Educational Psychology

2 videos (Total 14 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
2 videos
Foundations of Educational Psychology: Conditioned Reflex, Behaviorism and Human Intelligence9m
7 readings
Syllabus10m
Task Overview: How to Pass This Course10m
About the Discussion Forums10m
Take This Course As a Stepping Stone for a University of Illinois Certificate, Masters, or Doctorate - Fully Online!10m
Updating Your Profile10m
Social Media10m
Additional Resources10m
1 practice exercise
Orientation Quiz12m
Week
2
3 hours to complete

Brain Developmentalism and Social Cognitivism

2 videos (Total 24 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Social Cognitivism11m
2 readings
Additional Resources10m
Additional Resources10m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Social and Emotional Conditions of Learning and Student Development

9 videos (Total 61 min), 1 quiz
9 videos
Face to Face and Cyberbullying: The Connections3m
Sexual and Gender Based Bullying5m
Socio-ecological Perspectives4m
Can We Reduce Bullying?3m
A Focus on Bystanders5m
Social-Emotional Learning Approaches to Bully Prevention14m
Dimensions of Student Development5m
7 Vectors of Student Development8m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Productive Struggle in Learning and Quantitative Psychology

5 videos (Total 49 min), 1 quiz
5 videos
Classifying Students as English Language Learners: What Is at stake?8m
What Happens When the Test Gets Harder, and Students Stay Classified as English Language Learners for Longer?10m
The Effects of Policy Change on the Test Results and Graduation Rates7m
Differences between States and Variation within States: Raising Questions that Require Qualitative Analysis9m

Instructors

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Dr William Cope

Professor
Department of Education Policy, Organization & Leadership, College of Education
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Dr Mary Kalantzis

Professor
College of Education

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