Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:July, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 12 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
This subject may be taken by 312AA Master of Educational Psychology and G02AA Master of Educational Psychology/Doctor of Philosophy students only.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorDr Terry Bowles
Call: 13 MELB (13 6352)
This subject reviews contemporary theories of learning, individual differences in learning, competence versus performance, cognitive and social influences on the means by which individuals display knowledge, the development, implementation and evaluation of appropriately-referenced instructional procedures, developmental trends in the acquisition of knowledge in the areas of literacy and mathematics, the psychology of learning disabilities, the assessment of learning disabilities and the design and implementation of effective intervention. Throughout the focus is on how these issues can inform the work of the educational psychologist.
On subject completion students should be able to
Written assignments of not more than 4,000 words (100 per cent).
Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Eggen,P &Kauchak, D. (1999). Educational Psychology : Windows on classrooms. Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students should be able to
|Links to further information:||www.education.unimelb.edu.au|
Master of Educational Psychology |
Master of Educational Psychology/Doctor of Philosophy
Download PDF version.