Educational Psychology (EDP)

EDP 301 Learning and Motivation in Education. (2) F, S
Using a case format, learning and motivation principles are applied to education contexts. Prerequisite: education major.

EDP 302 Assessment and Evaluation in Education. (1) F, S
Using a case format, assessment and evaluation principles are applied to education contexts. Prerequisite: education major.

EDP 303 Human Development. (3) F, S
Selected aspects of child and adolescent development. Emphasis on possibilities for influence by teachers and parents. Prerequisites: CDE 232 or equivalent; education major. General Studies: L2.

EDP 310 Educational Psychology. (1–6) F, S, SS
Human behavior in educational situations presented through instructional modules. Students may re-enroll for credit to a total of 6 hours. General Studies: SB.

EDP 313 Childhood and Adolescence. (3) F, S, SS
Principles underlying total development of pre- and early-adolescent children. Emphasis on physical, intellectual, social, and emotional development with practical implications for teachers grades 5–9. Prerequisite: EDP 303 or admission to College of Education postbaccalaureate program.

EDP 454 Statistical Data Analysis in Education. (3) F, S, SS
The role of data analysis in research and decision making. Elements of exploratory data analysis, descriptive indexes, and statistical inference. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: MAT 117. General Studies: N2.

EDP 502 Introduction to Quantitative Methods. (3) F, S, SS
Topics in statistical analysis, measurement, and research design. Exploratory data analysis, estimation theory, and statistical inference. Use of computers for data analysis. Cross-listed as COE 502. Credit is allowed only for COE 502 or EDP 502.

EDP 503 Introduction to Qualitative Research. (3) F, S, SS
Terminology, historical development, approaches (including ethnography, ethnomethodology, critical theory, grounded theory, and hermeneutics), and qualitative versus quantitative social sciences; methods of inquiry. Cross-listed as COE 503. Credit is allowed only for COE 503 or EDP 503.

EDP 504 Learning and Instruction. (3) F, S, SS
Introduction to psychology of learning and instruction. Includes the foundations of learning theories and their application to educational practice. Cross-listed as COE 504. Credit is allowed only for COE 504 or EDP 504.

EDP 510 Essentials of Classroom Learning. (3) F, S, SS
Theoretical and empirical foundations of learning in the classroom milieu. Critical exposure to research and method in instructional psychology. Cross-listed as LNT 510. Credit is allowed only for EDP 510 or LNT 510.

EDP 513 Child Development. (3) F, S, SS
Examination of problems and achievements experienced by children growing up in a technological society. Emphasis on discovering the child’s perspective.

EDP 514 Psychology of the Adolescent. (3) F, S, SS
Cognitive, physical, and social development of adolescents in contemporary society. Impact of family, school, and work place on adolescent development. Prerequisite: EDP 310 or PGS 101 or equivalent.

EDP 530 Theoretical Issues and Research in Human Development. (3) F
Psychological theories, research, and methods relevant to human development, emphasizing the relations between early development and later performance.

EDP 534 Principles of Behavior Modification. (3) F
Principles of conditioning as applied to behavior modification; current research on the experimental analysis of behavior in educational psychology.

EDP 540 Theoretical Views of Learning. (3) F, S
Classical and cognitive theories of learning, plus recent orientations. Illustrative experimental and rational foundations; implications for educational practice. Cross-listed as LNT 540. Credit is allowed only for EDP 540 or LNT 540.

EDP 542 The Psychology of Learning and Instruction. (3) S
Critical review and evaluation of research on learning variables relevant to acquisition and retention of instructional materials. Lab. Cross-listed as LNT 542. Credit is allowed only for EDP 542 or LNT 542.

EDP 550 Introduction to Measurement in Education. (3) F, S
Nature and types of educational measures. Critiquing and selecting appropriate measuring devices. Constructing measuring devices. Social controversies about tests. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: EDP 502 or instructor approval.

EDP 552 Quantitative Data Analysis in Education I. (3) F, S, SS
Continued treatment of statistical estimation, testing, and research synthesis. Inferential techniques including ANOVA and multiple regression with computers. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: EDP 502 or instructor approval.

EDP 554 Quantitative Data Analysis in Education II. (3) F, S, SS
Advanced issues in applied multiple regression and ANOVA. Introduction to ANCOVA. Use of computers for data analysis. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: EDP 552 or instructor approval.

EDP 556 Data Processing Techniques in Measurement and Research. (3) A
Use of statistical packages for data analysis. Emphasis on data management, data structures, and related statistical procedures. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: EDP 552. Pre- or corequisite: EDP 554 or instructor approval.

EDP 560 Individual Intellectual Assessment. (1–6) F, S
Experience in administering and interpreting individual tests. Theoretical basis for ability testing, ethical considerations, and diagnostic use of test results. Initial enrollment, 3-hour minimum. Lab experience. Prerequisites: EDP 454 and admission to a program in professional psychology or instructor approval.

EDP 562 School Psychology: Theory and Practice. (3) F
Development and present status of school psychology, including an overview of assessment and intervention strategies and professional issues.

EDP 563 Interventions in School Psychology. (3) F
Examination of case-based consultation and consultation research relevant to school psychology practice. Field experience. Prerequisite: school psychology program or instructor approval.

EDP 566 Diagnosis of Learning Difficulties. (3) S
Clinical diagnosis of learning difficulties, emphasizing specific academic problems. Use and interpretation of diagnostic instruments in practical school situations. Prerequisites: EDP 560 and 562 or equivalents; instructor approval.

EDP 567 School Psychological Services to Minority Students. (3) S
Historical perspectives and major issues in psychological and academic assessment and interventions with minority school children.

EDP 651 Methods and Practices of Qualitative Research. (3) S
Advanced course for students familiar with theory and extant work. Topics include data collection, analysis, reporting, and an extensive fieldwork project. Prerequisite: COE 503.

EDP 652 Multivariate Procedures in Data Analysis I. (3) F
Introduction to matrix algebra. Application of MANOVA, MANCOVA, power analysis, effect size, discriminant and repeated measures analysis with computers. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: EDP 554 or instructor approval.

EDP 654 Multivariate Procedures in Data Analysis II. (3) S
Treatment of applied multivariate multiple regression, canonical correlation, factor analysis, log-linear models, and structural equation models with computers. Lecture, lab. Prerequisite: EDP 652 or instructor approval.

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