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Instructor Class Description

Time Schedule:

Deborah Elaine Mccutchen
Seattle Campus

Seminar: The Emergence of Educational Psychology

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.

Class description

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


Recommended preparation

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.

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Additional Information
Last Update by Jon Organ
Date: 06/10/2004