401 Introduction to Multimedia/Hypermedia (3:3:0) Provides an overview of the principles and tools used within the fields of e-Learning, instructional design and multimedia/hypermedia technologies. Students apply knowledge and skills learned by creating an e-Learning module.
402 Brain, Behavior, and Neuroimaging in Children (3:3:0) Prerequisite: at least junior standing or sophomore honors/university scholar candidate. Focus on research regarding the development of cognitive processes in children, their neurobiological substrates, and the imaging technology used to explore the functioning brain.
550 Theories of Learning and Cognition (3:3:0) Explores theoretical perspectives on learning and cognition, and relation of these theories to construction of learning environments, student motivation, classroom management, assessment, and technology to support teaching and learning.
551 Principles of Learner Motivation (3:3:0) Focuses on theories and concepts of human motivation; and examines strategies, techniques, and interventions that promote and sustain learner motivation.
601 Creativity and Cognition in the Arts and Media (3:3:0) Focuses on research on cognition, development, learning, and creativity in the visual arts and media in formal and informal educational settings.
650 High-Stakes Assessment and Accountability Systems (3:3:0) Focuses on school effectiveness, assessment tools, and accountability models on state and national levels. Explores issues and methods relevant to educational policy, standardized testing, and classroom assessment.
651 Test Design and Interpretation (3:3:0) Focuses on test design and interpretation including issues regarding test development, administration, interpretation, and communication of results. Addresses issues in educational policy, philosophy, and ethics pertaining to assessment and testing.
652 Process of Learning and Development (3:3:0) Prerequisite: EDEP 550. Explores different theoretical perspectives on learning and development. Focuses on historical and contemporary theories of learning and cognitive development, and examines current research and its application in educational settings.
653 Culture and Intelligence (3:3:0) Explores different theoretical perspectives on intelligence as they relate to individual and cultural differences. Examines issues related to heritability and measures of intelligence, and intelligence in the cultural context.
654 Learning, Motivation, and Self-Regulation (3:3:0) Prerequisite: EDEP 550, 551. Focuses on theories and research on self-regulation of academic learning. Presents multidimensional conceptual framework for studying and applying self-regulation in educational contexts.
820 Teaching, Learning, and Cognition (3:3:0). Prerequisites: EDUC800, 805; EDLE802; and EDRS 810. Focuses on foundational educational psychology theories including cognitive, social, and constructivist themes and their implications for improving instructional practices and learning at all developmental levels and content areas.
821 Sociocultural Processes in Learning, Instruction, and Motivation (3:3:0). Prerequisites: EDUC800, 805; EDLE802; and EDRS 810. Examines processes by which social, cultural, and linguistic variables influence human behavior. Focuses on differences within and between cultural groups related to student’s learning and achievement in educational settings.
822 Advanced Learning, Motivation, and Self-Regulation (3:3:0). Prerequisites: EDUC 800, 805; EDLE802; and EDRS 810. Examines development of self-regulatory and motivational processes as they relate to educational practice. Emphasizes how processes influence students’ self-motivation and achievement in various domains.
823 Research Project in Educational Psychology: Sequence I (3:3:0). Prerequisites: EDEP 820, 821, 822. Focuses on development and implementation of research studies in educational psychology. Students acquire skills regarding developing research questions and a sound methodological approach for their study. First in two-course sequence.
824 Research Project in Educational Psychology: Sequence II (3:3:0). Prerequisites: EDEP823. Focuses on development and implementation of research studies in educational psychology. Students acquire skills regarding collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data. Second in two-course sequence.