Professional Certificate in Education Psychology

Arium School of Arts & Sciences

Course introduction

This course aims to provide a deeper understanding of educational psychology and its impact on teaching, and learning styles. It discusses the cognitive processes, developmental needs, intelligences, abilities, and the implications for adopting different instructional methods for effective teaching as well as teaching behaviors. Focusing upon the successful application of psychological concepts and principles in the learning and instructional processes, the ultimate goal is the understanding and improvement of teaching methods, knowledge and skills; and perspectives which enhance learning environments that support a diverse population of learners in both mainstream and special education settings. It also introduces the use of information and communication technology (ICT) for teaching and learning and discuss factors influencing teachers’ decisions to use ICT. An overview of the effectiveness of feedback and communication of evaluation assessment will be discussed well.

Course Outline

  • Educational psychology for learning and teaching
  • Emerging skills
  • Cognitive development
  • Social, emotional and moral development
  • Behavioral views of learning
  • Cognitive explanations of learning
  • Humanist approaches to learning
  • Motivation and engagement
  • Intelligence and creativity
  • Learning support needs and inclusive education
  • Sociocultural factors in the learning process
  • Information and communication technology (ICT) in learning and teaching
  • Assessment and reporting
  • Creating a positive classroom


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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.

Details of our lecturers can be found on our website.