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Social/Behavioral Science Exploration
Introduction to Educational Psychology is a foundational course that will examine how people learn and retain knowledge from multiple perspectives – developmental, cognitive, behavioral, social-cognitive, and constructivist/socio-cultural. Students will be introduced to a broad range of conditions that impact learning in addition to assessment and intervention strategies in the field. Students will further learn about the history of educational psychology, major theorists and researchers in the field, and meet faculty in the department who will talk about their specialty area within the field in order to introduce students to possible career paths.