Educational Psychology & Special Education (Certificate)
What you'll learn
- This course focuses on teaching educational psychology principles to primarily enhance learning
- Compare and contrast the major perspectives of psychology (e.g., behavioral/learning, physiological, cognitive, evolutionary, humanistic, and psychodynamic.
- Recognize what expert teachers do and know, and how to become an expect teacher
- Identify the individual differences regarding intelligence, learning styles, and creativity
- There are no requirements or prerequisites for taking this course
(Certificate of Completion)
Educational Psychology involves the study of cognitive, emotional, and social leaning processes that contribute to education and human development across the lifespan.
Course Objectives: The primary goal of this course is to establish a foundation of knowledge for the understanding and acceptance of educational psychology in its many forms.
This is a full college level type course with lectures and exams. It is a great way to explore the world of Educational Psychology, Special Education, Learning Types, IQ Scores, Teaching Techniques, and more. Both parents and professional educators are encouraged to take this course as part of their continuing education journey.
Who this course is for:
- Anyone wanting to learn about Educational Psychology. Future teachers or parents who may have children with special educational needs.
Dr. Bev Knox is a professor of psychology and author…
For over 25 years, Professor Knox has conducted research on human behavior and motivation, especially in the areas of positive psychology and personal development as demonstrated in her vast body of professional endeavors. Her awards include: Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition by Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro; Official Citation given by the Office of the State Comptroller in CT; University Presidential Recognition for Teaching Excellence; Professor of the Year 2017; and Small Business Award Recognition.
Professor Knox has also been a featured guest on numerous television and radio shows. She has hosted events, benefits, and other special programming. Her upbeat attitude comes from her empowered sense of self by serving and encouraging others.
Professor Knox is experienced in course development of higher education curriculums. Teaching experience in the following college level courses “onsite” and “online” includes: Abnormal Psychology, Consumer Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Psychological Concepts, Educational Psychology, Psychology of Sexuality, Exceptional Child, Hate Crimes, Forensic Psychology, Social Psychology, History & Systems, Cognitive Psychology, I/O Psychology, Adolescent Psychology, Psychology of Adulthood, Theories of Personality, Child Psychology, Health Psychology (both undergraduate and graduate), Life Span Development, Introduction to Psychology, General Psychology I & II, Psychology of Learning, Child Development, Group Therapy, Group Dynamics, Counseling Psychology, Conflict Management and Mediation, Seminar in Behavior Therapy, Intro to Sociology, Ethics and Diversity, Speech Communications, Religion in the Workplace, and Preparation for College Study. Other teaching experience includes over 40+ personal development courses.