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√ Overview

Educational psychology is concerned with how students learn and develop. It emphasizes trends in educational development while also focusing on educational diversity. For teachers and trainers to fulfil their instructional role most effectively, their teaching methods must be grounded in educational psychology. Educational psychology provides a framework for teachers and trainers to plan, create and deliver effective lessons, and assess each student’s learning.

This online diploma course, you will explore the topic of educational psychology in detail. Key development theories related to the learning process are examined and practical classroom examples are supplied to engage you throughout the course. Vital material about student diversity is also presented, including strategies and information about working with students with special educational needs.

Further, in this diploma you will gain a thorough grounding in the fundamental principles of psychology, the scientific study of mind and behaviour. You will focus on the application of psychology in an educational context – studying how individuals learn and develop. You will learn about the core areas of psychology and examine how psychology has been applied to education, linking theory to practice.

Our online programme is well designed that you feel same as you are in the classroom. This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in 365 days (12 months). Effective support service, and study materials including step by step guided tutorial videos build your confidence to study well and guide you to secure your qualification.

Course Objectives:

  • Educational Psychology diploma course prepares students for a professional qualification which will enable them to work in Children’s Services and to provide help with the major developmental and educational problems presented by children to parents, teachers in schools, and in other agencies.

√ Who is it for?

  • If you have an interest in the study of students and their behaviour and want to find out more about the workings of the human mind, then Study365’s Educational Psychology Diploma course is the course for you.
  • This online educational psychology diploma course is ideal for those who want to gain comprehensive understanding of the main elements of educational psychology, and will be of great benefit to people who work in education industry (teachers, headmasters) in their career progression.

√ Course Description:

This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the following key topics are listed under the curriculum. This course has been designed for 12 guided learning hours.

√ Course Duration:

You will have 12 Months access to your online study platform from the date you purchased the course. The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.

√ Method of Assessment:

At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

√ Certification:

Successful candidates will be awarded certificate for “Psychology Diploma in Education & Training”.

√ Entry Requirement:

  • There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds. Having good educational background will be an advantage for this course.
  • Learners should be ages 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.

√ Career Path:

  • This course will equip you to work as an educational psychologist in local authority children’s services.
  • Educational psychologists help children or young people who are experiencing problems that hinder their successful learning and participation in school and other activities. These problems can include a range of emotional and social problems or learning difficulties.


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Course Curriculum

1: History and Educational Aims
History and Educational Aims 00:29:00
2: Cognitive Perspective of Learning & Information Processing
Cognitive Perspective of Learning & Information Processing 00:54:00
3: Knowledge Organization
Knowledge Organization 00:28:00
4: Advance Creativity in a Learning Environment
Advance Creativity in a Learning Environment 00:11:00
5: Behavioural Theory
Behavioural Theory 00:32:00
6: Applying the Premack Principle in the Classroom
Applying the Premack Principle in the Classroom 00:24:00
7: Child and Adolescent Development
Child and Adolescent Development 00:49:00
8: Social Constructivism and the Mediated Learning Experience
Social Constructivism and the Mediated Learning Experience 00:44:00
9: Moral & Prosocial Behaviour
Moral & Prosocial Behaviour 00:42:00
10: The Importance of Motivation in an Educational Environment
The Importance of Motivation in an Educational Environment 00:56:00
11: Using Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation to Enhance Learning
Using Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation to Enhance Learning 00:36:00
12: Teacher Expectations & Attributions
Teacher Expectations & Attributions 00:21:00
13: Methods of Measuring Intelligence
Methods of Measuring Intelligence 00:39:00
14: Educating Students with Special Needs
Educating Students with Special Needs 00:35:00
15: Emotional & Behavioural Disorders
Emotional & Behavioural Disorders 00:20:00
16: Advanced Cognitive Development
Advanced Cognitive Development 00:28:00
17: Forms of Assessment
Forms of Assessment 00:37:00
18: Performance Assessments
Performance Assessments 00:39:00
19: Standardized Tests in Education
Standardized Tests in Education 00:32:00
20: Instructional Strategies
Instructional Strategies 00:33:00
21: Advance Organizers in the Classroom
Advance Organizers in the Classroom 00:34:00
22: Types of Research Design
Types of Research Design 00:51:00
23: Research Ethics in Educational Psychology
Research Ethics in Educational Psychology 00:10:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam: Diploma in Educational Psychology 00:40:00
Final Exam
Exam: Diploma in Educational Psychology 00:25:00

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