1. Introduction to educational psychology Module I: The learner developing over time 2. Emerging skills 3. Cognitive development 4. Social, emotional and moral development Module II: The learning process 5. Behavioural views of learning 6. Cognitive explanations of learning 7. Humanist approaches to learning Module III: Individual difference in the inclusive classroom 8. Motivation and engagement 9. Intelligence 10. Learners with special needs and inclusive education 11. Sociocultural factors in the learning process Module IV: Educational psychology in contemporary classrooms 12. Information and communication technology (ICT) in learning and teaching 13. Assessment and reporting 14. Managing classrooms for effectively working with students
Dr Sue Duchesne is a Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of Wollongong and coordinates the teacher education programs at the University of Wollongong's Bega Campus. She has experience teaching in primary and secondary schools, as well as in the tertiary sector, and currently lectures in educational psychology, child development and pedagogy. Dr Anne McMaugh is a Lecturer of Educational Psychology in the School of Education, Macquarie University. Anne currently teaches in educational psychology, child development, social development and inclusive education. In addition Anne has teaching experience in both primary and secondary schools and has conducted research in school, hospital and community education settings.