PSYC 414 - Psychology of Teaching

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

December 2010

PSYC 414 Psychology of Teaching 3 units Fall and Spring Prerequisites: A course in developmental psychology, faculty permission. Applications of principles of the psychology of human learning and development and counseling to educational practice. Prospective teachers analyze their motivations, personal value systems, role conceptualizations, and self-attitudes in relation to demands of the teaching profession. Concepts of emotional, social, and cognitive development as well as of childhood learning and motivation are applied to development of learning experiences for elementary school children. Enrollment is restricted to second-semester juniors, seniors, and graduates. (007900 - 8/1/2009)