MindEdge's Introduction to Educational Psychology Learning Resource

MindEdge's Introduction to Educational Psychology learning resource examines how psychological theories and concepts relate to a variety of educational settings. Students will explore the theoretical and applied aspects of learning, motivation, cognitive, language, and social development, individual and group differences, and student assessment. The course reinforces learning by engaging students with the material through a variety of games, videos, interactive exercises, quizzes, and other engaging content.

This modular course can be tailored to your school with webtexts, ebooks, and optional trade paperbacks available. It seamlessly integrates into all learning management systems.

MindEdge's Introduction to Educational Psychology content enhances skills in:

  • Understanding basic terminology and concepts of the discipline
  • Identification of, and the ability to compare and contrast, different approaches to learning
  • Considering ways in which cognitive, social, moral, and language development influence learning

This learning resource contains a diagnostic pre- and post- assessment for each module, a comprehensive final assessment, as well as thirteen modules:

  1. Introduction to Educational Psychology
  2. Pedagogy and Testing
  3. Cognitive Development
  4. Language Development
  5. The Self, Gender, Social, and Moral Development
  6. What is Intelligence?
  7. Learning Styles: Individual Differences
  8. Learning Styles: Group Differences
  9. Behavioral Approaches to Learning
  10. Cognitive Approaches to Learning
  11. Social-Cognitive Approaches to Learning
  12. Concept Formation, Problem Solving, and Thinking
  13. Motivation