Professional Certificate in Education Psychology

Arium School of Arts & Sciences

Course introduction

This course is designed to introduce the student to major concepts and principles in the field of educational psychology that form the foundation for learning and instruction. The course will examine the relationship of human behavior and the educational processes including cultural influences, processes of learning and socialization, classroom management, development, intellectual functioning, and educational achievement.

Course Benefits

At the end of this course students will have:

  • Understand the major theories of learning and motivation as they apply to the formal educational system
  • Examine the role of human development and its implications for cognitive development and the acquisition of language
  • Understand various teaching and learning strategies based on psychological theories and principles
  • Gain an appreciation of individual differences in regard to multicultural education and students with special needs in the classroom environment

Course Outline

Introducing Educational Psychology
Teachers and Teaching
Cognitive Development
Social Development
Behavior Learning Theory
Managing Learning in Classroom
Cognitive Learning Theory
Social Learning Theory
Learning from Peers
Motivation and Engagement
Motivation to Learn
Individual Differences and Special Needs
Diversity and Special Needs
Assessment for Learning
Standardised and Standards-Based Assessment

Available Course Sessions

Course Date, Time Reg. Closes On
1 03 Feb' 20 to 30 Mar' 20, 6.45pm to 9.45pm 27 Jan' 20 Register Now

Trainer Profile

Our Lecturers

All our lecturers are selected based on their subject expertise, experience and dedication. They are required to possess at least a Masters in their subject expertise. With their years of work experience, they will also be able to illustrate topics in class with real world examples. We are committed to provide a high standard of service by promoting an environment conductive to student learning through a low student-teacher ratio of 30:1. Currently, we have 50 adjunct lecturers. A brief profile of some of our lecturers is given below.

Details of our lecturers can be found on our website.