Certificate in Educational Psychology

second Run: Feb 2019 Run
13, 20, 27 Feb 2019
6, 13 Mar 2019, 6.30pm to 9.30pm

third Run: Oct 2019 Run
2, 9, 16, 23, 30 Oct 2019, 6.30pm to 9.30pm
Public : $695.50
DAS Parents : $625.95

Also known as the "Educational Psychology" module in the Specialist Diploma in SpLD

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES

 

This course aims to equip participants with an understanding of educational psychology and its impact on parenting, teaching, and learning styles. Participants will gain deeper understanding about the importance of educational psychology in teaching and learning, and that no single learning approach or style will fit every learner with SpLDs. This course will help participants study the cognitive processes, developmental needs, intelligences, abilities and adopt different techniques for effective teaching, as well as appreciate the link between theories and practices of teaching and learning. 

 

KEY TOPICS

 

  • Basic Ideas and Concepts of Educational Psychology
  • Parenting Styles and the Impact on Children's Development
  • Learning Styles and the Effect on Students' Learning
  • Teaching Methods and the Influence on Students' Learning
  • Multiple Intelligences
  • Theories of Development
  • Paradigms Underpinning Learning Theories
  • Learning Theories
  • Motivational Theories
  • Application to Special Education

 

METHOD OF ASSESSMENT

 

1250-word Reflective essay on any chosen topic(s) covered in the course

 

Note: Assessment is compulsory for students in the Specialist Diploma in SpLD

 

CERTIFICATION AWARDED

 

  • A Certificate of Achievement will be awarded to participants who attain at least 75% attendance and successfully pass the assessment.
  • A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to participants who attain at least 75% attendance but do not wish to undertake the assessment.

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