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Educational Psihology

Code: 130635
ECTS: 4.0
Lecturers in charge: prof. dr. sc. Goran Kardum
Lecturers: dr. sc. Linda Lušić Kalcina - Seminar
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1. komponenta

Lecture typeTotal
Lectures 30
Seminar 30
* Load is given in academic hour (1 academic hour = 45 minutes)
The goal of this course is to familiarize students with main principles of educational psychology, with an emphasis on learning and teaching processes.

1. Introduction to Educational psychology. Research methodology in Educational psychology.
2. Implications of Developmental psychology findings for contemporary theories of learning.
3. Behaviorism: Classical conditioning.
4. Behaviorism: Operational conditioning.
5. Social learning theory.
6. Cognitivist approaches to learning and memory.
7. Knowledge. Higher cognitive processes. Metacognition.
8. Constructivism. Self-regulated learning.
9. Individual differences in the classroom: Abilities.
10. Individual differences in the classroom: Personality and learning styles.
11. Planning and choosing teaching methods.
12. Main teaching methods.
13. Evaluating students' learning accomplishments
Learning outcomes:
  1. Psihologija obrazovanja, , Vizek-Vidović, V., Rijavec, M., Vlahović-Štetić, V., Miljković, D, Zagreb: IEP, d.o.o. i VERN, d.o.o., 2003.
Optional literature:
  1. Edukacijska psihologija, , Grgin, T, Jastrebarsko: Naklada Slap., 2001.
  2. Psihologija učenja i pamćenja, , Zarevski, P, Jastrebarsko: Naklada Slap., 1995.
  3. Educational psychology: Theory and practice, , Slavin, R, New York: Pearson., 2006.
5. semester
Mandatory course - Regular studij - Pedagogy
Consultations schedule: