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Minor Concentration Educational Psychology (18 credits)

Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych     Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Program Requirements

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 Integrated Studies in Education. 

Respecting Faculty of Arts Multi-track System regulations, students registering for the Major Concentration Psychology and the Minor Concentration Educational Psychology must complete an additional minor concentration in Arts in a unit other than Psychology.

Students should consult the Faculty of Arts sections on "Faculty Degree Requirements", "Program Requirements", and "Departmental Programs" for information on the "Multi-track System" and "Course Requirements" for information on "Courses Outside the Faculties of Arts and of Science" and other topics such as course restrictions, credit counting, etc.

Required Course (3 credits)

This required course has a prerequisite of an introductory course in psychology taken at either CEGEP or university level (e.g., PSYC 100 or EDPE 300). Students who do not have this prerequisite prior to entry into the program may take either PSYC 100 or EDPE 300. EDPE 300 may count as one of the complementary courses for the Minor concentration.

  • EDPE 335 Instructional Psychology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Psychological processes in instruction and learning, assessment, and curriculum design, based on theories of cognition, motivation, and the social context of instruction.

    Terms: Fall 2011

    Instructors: Michael L Hoover (Fall)

    • Prerequisites: An introductory course in psychology or EDPE 300

Complementary Courses (15 credits)

15 credits to be selected as follows:

3 credits to be taken near the end of program completion, one of:

Note: Students with a background in psychology should normally select EDPE 355. EDPE 355 has a prerequisite, either PSYC 231 or permission of the instructor.

  • EDPE 355 Cognition and Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Cognition and learning in educational domains and contexts. Contributions of cognitive science to issues in education including domain-specific and general knowledge and expertise, situated cognition and learning, cognitive apprenticeship, and uses of computers and networks as cognitive tools in educational settings.

    Terms: Winter 2012

    Instructors: Alain Breuleux (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: PSYC 213 or permission of the instructor
  • EDPE 555 Applied Cognitive Science (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Examination of foundations of cognitive science including contributions by psychology, linguistics, and computer science. Consideration of theory and methodology or cognitive science in educational and instructional contexts.

    Terms: Fall 2011

    Instructors: Alain Breuleux (Fall)

12 credits selected from the following list:

* Note: Students may not receive credit for both EDPE 208 and PSYC 304. EDPE 208 is not open to students registered in a major or minor concentration in Psychology.

  • EDPE 208 Personality and Social Development (3 credits) *

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Personality, social behavior, and moral development from nursery school up to, but not including, adolescence. Emphasis on aspects of personality and social development that are related to the process of schooling.

    Terms: Winter 2012

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not available for Psychology Major students or any student who has taken or is required to take PSYC 304 in the Psychology Department
  • EDPE 304 Measurement and Evaluation (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : The purposes of examinations. Causes of complaints about examinations. Equalizing means and dispersions in distribution of marks. Standardized scores. The percentile system. Essay and objective-type examinations. Taxonomies of educational objectives. Validity and reliability: item analysis.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012, Summer 2012

    Instructors: Marian Jazvac Martek (Fall) Marian Jazvac Martek (Summer)

  • EDPE 355 Cognition and Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Cognition and learning in educational domains and contexts. Contributions of cognitive science to issues in education including domain-specific and general knowledge and expertise, situated cognition and learning, cognitive apprenticeship, and uses of computers and networks as cognitive tools in educational settings.

    Terms: Winter 2012

    Instructors: Alain Breuleux (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: PSYC 213 or permission of the instructor
  • EDPE 377 Adolescence and Education (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Development of personality and social behaviour in adolescence. Problems relating to self-concept, academic achievement, relationships with others, and development of values in a changing culture. Some attention to current criticisms of the school as an agency involved in adolescent development.

    Terms: Winter 2012

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 academic year.

    • Offered through Continuing Education or Summer Studies
  • EDPE 510 Learning and Technology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Impact of virtual learning communities on learners/teachers in formal schooling and beyond. Information technologies as a resource to enhance learning experiences, creative/critical thinking. Principles of internet design, authoring, management. Evaluation of computer-based information quality and strategies for efficient and effective use of the technology in education and society.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2011-2012 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 academic year.

    • Offered through Continuing Education or Summer Studies
  • EDPE 515 Gender Identity Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Theoretical models and empirical findings relevant to the development of gender identity. Special attention is given to the influence of peers in school settings. Psychological, physiological, parental, peer and cultural influences on gender identity.

    Terms: Fall 2011

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: EDPE 208, EDPE 300 or a course in developmental psychology
    • Offered through Continuing Education.
  • EDPE 535 Instructional Design (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : This course draws on the fields of learning theory, developmental psychology, and measurement to focus on the tasks of constructing instructional materials. Areas to be considered include behaviour analysis, concept formation, and test construction.

    Terms: Winter 2012

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 academic year.

  • EDPE 555 Applied Cognitive Science (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Psychology) : Examination of foundations of cognitive science including contributions by psychology, linguistics, and computer science. Consideration of theory and methodology or cognitive science in educational and instructional contexts.

    Terms: Fall 2011

    Instructors: Alain Breuleux (Fall)

  • EDPI 309 Exceptional Students (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Evolution of special education to inclusive education; characteristics, teaching practices, and teachers' roles in inclusive classrooms. Overview of characteristics, causes, needs, and teaching strategies for students with each exceptionality, including students with intellectual, emotional, behavioural, sensory, physical and learning differences.

    Terms: Fall 2011, Winter 2012, Summer 2012

    Instructors: Scott Conrod, Roberta Thomson (Winter) Scott Conrod (Summer)

    • Restriction: Open to B.Ed. and Concurrent students only.
    • Offered through Continuing Education or Summer Studies.
  • EDPI 526 Talented and Gifted Students (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : The psychology and education of exceptionally able children. Definitions, assessment, classroom adaptations, technology, educational programs and educational issues. The course combines theoretical background and practical concerns. Application component: application of teaching methods with exceptionally able students.

    Terms: Winter 2012

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 academic year.

    • Offered through Continuing Education.
  • EDPI 527 Creativity and its Cultivation (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Recent research, theory, and educational practice concerning creativity, with special attention to creativity in students and educational settings.

    Terms: Fall 2011

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 academic year.

    • Offered through Continuing Education.
  • EDPI 543 Family, School and Community (3 credits)

    Offered by: Educational&Counselling Psych (Faculty of Education)

    Overview

    Ed Psych & Couns (Inclusive) : Examination of family, school, community and societal influences on student growth, development and adjustment. Emphasis on family perspectives, school orientation, community services, and community collaboration. Application component: using knowledge and skills in the field.

    Terms: Summer 2012

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2011-2012 academic year.

    • Offered through Summer Studies and Continuing Education.
Faculty of Arts—2011-2012 (last updated Jan. 26, 2012) (disclaimer)