Educational Psychology encompasses: (a) the theoretical and applied study of learning, cognition, and instruction in a variety of educational settings across ages and domains; (b) instructional technology and computers as cognitive tools in learning; (c) cognitive and social processes in learning; (d) evaluation and enhancement of learning and teaching; (e) education of learners with special needs or difficulties; (f) relationships of phenomena related to teaching, learning and assessment in human development; and (g) the impact of family and community on children’s learning and development.
For further information, see Faculty of Education > Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology.
Completion of this Minor concentration DOES NOT qualify a student to enter the teaching profession. Students interested in a teaching career should consult the Faculty of Education section of this publication for information about Bachelor of Education programs that lead to teacher certification. See Faculty of Education programs offered by the Department of ...
For more information, see Minor Concentration Educational Psychology (18 credits).