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Module code:PSYC3104 (Add to my personalised list)
Title:Psychology and Education
Credit value:.5
Division:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Module organiser (provisional):Dr Anne Schlottmann
Organiser's location:Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Available for students in Year(s):3
Module prerequisites:Non-Psychology students (including non-Psychology affiliates) must visit the link below to establish whether they can take this module. Students should have an appropriate background in the subject area and must complete the ‘Module Request Form’, failure to do so will result in rejection on Portico.”  
Module outline:Topics have been selected to illustrate the typical application of a wide range of psychological theory and research to educational practice. Aspects of both normal learning and development and atypical performance and behaviour are sampled and examples are drawn where possible from the professional practice of educational and child psychologists. The following areas are included: Motivation in education. Inclusion of children with special educational needs. Exclusion from school. School ethos and student identity. The use of language in school. Literacy development. Numeracy development. Dyslexia. Bullying. Restorative justice.  
Module aims:To examine ways in which psychological theory and research can inform educational practice. 
Module objectives:Students should 1) gain an appreciation of ways in which psychology has been applied to education, 2) be challenged to think about implications of psychological research for improving the effectiveness of teaching and learning, 3) develop an awareness of educational psychology practice in schools and with parents. 
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Module assessment:Unseen three-hour written examination 100.00% 
Taking this module as an option?:Not without pre-requisites and approval, see above 
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