Deborah Elaine Mccutchen
Examination of documents by selected contributors to the field of educational psychology. Special focus on period from mid-nineteenth century to the later twentieth century.
A relatively detailed prospective of the historical development of the main themes of educational psychology. These include child study movement, learning information processing, development, motivation, intelligence assessment, school psychology and prospectives on the future.
Student learning goals
General method of instruction
Introductory courses in educational psychology.
Class assignments and grading
Reading will be assigned each week. Students are expected to critically discuss the readings as well as prepare a term paper detailing the historical development of a selected aspect of educational psychology.
Weekly preparation and term paper.