Psychology of Education

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Psychology of Education

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Pre-requisites: 1PSY414 Introduction to Social and Developmental Psychology

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This module aims to explore psychological theory and research that has implications for education: Education and
    Society; the context of the school; aptitude for schooling; learning, social and personal development in school,
    learning to read, spell and do arithmetic; children with special educational needs; the role of the Educational
    Psychologist. The Social Psychology of the Classroom - interactions between pupil and teacher, etc.; Process of
    learning - approaches to learning and levels of understanding, etc.; Assessment and attainment - assess in education
    system, etc.; Disadvantage and education - concepts of
    disadvantages, etc.; Politics of education - school and classroom organisation, the National Curriculum and parental
    involvement, etc.
    Assessment: Written Assessment (30%) and Examination (70%)

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