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Educational Psychology is a profession concerned with the ways in which students learn and develop. It emphasizes trends in educational development while also focusing on educational diversity. For teachers and trainers to fulfill their instructional role most effectively, their teaching methods must be grounded in educational psychology. Educational psychology provides a framework for teachers and trainers to plan, create and deliver effective lessons, and assess each student’s learning.

During this online course, candidates will develop a full understanding of Education Psychology. Key development theories related to the learning process are examined and practical classroom examples are supplied to engage you throughout the course. Vital material about student diversity is also presented, including strategies and information about working with students with special educational needs and helping them to reach their full potential.

Further, in this course you will gain a thorough grounding in the fundamental principles of psychology, the scientific study of the mind and behavior. You will focus on the application of psychology in an educational context – studying how individuals learn and develop. You will learn about the core areas of psychology and examine how psychology has been applied to education, linking theory to practice.

Our online course is so well designed you will feel that you are in the classroom! This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to study effectively and guide you to secure your qualification.

Who is it for? This course is suitable for:

  • Anyone hoping to become a Teacher or who already works as a Teacher
  • Anyone with an interest in working with students who have special educational needs
  • Anyone with an interest in working with children in an educational setting
Course Description This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the key topics listed under the curriculum. This course has been designed for 14 guided learning hours.
Course Objectives Educational Psychology course prepares students for a professional qualification which will enable them to work in Children’s Services and to provide help with the major developmental and educational problems presented by children to parents, teachers in schools, and in other agencies
Course Duration You will have 12 Months access to your online study platform from the date you purchased the course. The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.
Method of Assessment At the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice questions assessment test. This online multiple choice questions test is marked automatically so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.
Certification Successful candidates will be awarded certificate for “Educational Psychology”.
Entry Requirement
  • This course is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds. However, a sound academic background would be an advantage.
  • Learners should be ages 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Basic understanding of English language, literacy, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.
Career Path
  • An Educational Psychologist
  • A Teacher
  • A Nursery Nurse
  • A Nanny


Course Curriculum

1: history and educational aims
History and Educational Aims 00:29:00
2: cognitive perspective of learning & information processing
Cognitive Perspective of Learning & Information Processing 00:54:00
3: knowledge organization
Knowledge Organization 00:28:00
4: advance creativity in a learning environment
Advance Creativity in a Learning Environment 00:11:00
5: behavioural theory
Behavioural Theory 00:32:00
6: applying the premack principle in the classroom
Applying the Premack Principle in the Classroom 00:24:00
7: child and adolescent development
Child and Adolescent Development 00:49:00
8: social constructivism and the mediated learning experience
Social Constructivism and the Mediated Learning Experience 00:44:00
9: moral & prosocial behaviour
Moral & Prosocial Behaviour 00:42:00
10: the importance of motivation in an educational environment
The Importance of Motivation in an Educational Environment 00:56:00
11: using intrinsic and extrinsic motivation to enhance learning
Using Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation to Enhance Learning 00:36:00
12: teacher expectations & attributions
Teacher Expectations & Attributions 00:21:00
13: methods of measuring intelligence
Methods of Measuring Intelligence 00:39:00
14: educating students with special needs
Educating Students with Special Needs 00:35:00
15: emotional & behavioural disorders
Emotional & Behavioural Disorders 00:20:00
16: advanced cognitive development
Advanced Cognitive Development 00:28:00
17: forms of assessment
Forms of Assessment 00:37:00
18: performance assessments
Performance Assessments 00:39:00
19: standardized tests in education
Standardized Tests in Education 00:32:00
20: instructional strategies
Instructional Strategies 00:33:00
21: advance organizers in the classroom
Advance Organizers in the Classroom 00:34:00
22: types of research design
Types of Research Design 00:51:00
23: research ethics in educational psychology
Research Ethics in Educational Psychology 00:10:00
mock exam
Mock Exam: Diploma in Educational Psychology 01:05:00
final exam
Exam: Diploma in Educational Psychology 01:00:00
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