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Course Descriptions

EDUC 220: Educational Psychology

-Completion of PSY 101 with a grade of C or better
-Completion of EDUC 101 or CHLD 101 with a grade of C or better
-Placement at college level English OR
-Concurrent enrollment in ENGL 99/101
-Placement at college level reading

This course provides an introduction to psychological principles underlying educational practice. Theories concerning cognitive and psychological development, human learning, and motivation are studied with emphasis on application for instruction, including assessment. Emphasis will also be placed on learner-centered instruction and diversity. 3 credit hours

Transferrable Elective Course: This course generally should transfer to an Illinois Articulation Initiative college or university. Please consult with your advisor about transferability.