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Educational Psychology: Course Outline(APsy-426)

Educational psychology involves the study of how people learn, including topics such as student outcomes, the instructional process, individual differences in learning, gifted learners, and learning disabilities

Course Outline


Scope of Educational psychology, Historical Background

Role of Educational psychology in School

Method of Studying Behavior in Educational Settings

Observational Method, Experimental Method

Survey and Case Study Method

Theories of Educational Psychology

Piaget and Vygotskys Model , Ericksons Theory

Moral Development, Behavioral Model

Assessment in Educational Setting

Aptitude Testing, Classification and Measurement of Aptitude

Assessing Learning Disabilities

Assessing Conduct and Behavioral Problems in Children

Achievement Testing


Speech and Language Disorders

Learning Disabilities, Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Course Outline

Approaches to Learning

Classical and operant Condition

Social and Cognitive Approaches to Learning

Factor Influencing Learning

Learner, Teacher,& Content related Factors

Student Teacher Relationship & Communication 


Short-Term Memory, Long-Term Memory

Meta Cognition

How to Improve Memory


Assessing Class Room

Teaching Pedagogy

Curriculum Development

Student Evaluation

Classroom Management

Approaches of Class Room Management

Common Mistake in Classroom Behavior Management

Techniques/ Strategies of Classroom Management 

Recommended books