Dear Sir, I am sending course outline for Educational Psychology and Guidance to be delivered from Virtual University.

This completes my interest in three courses namely Educational Psychology and Guidance, Experimental Psychology and Educational Psychology. My one page CV is also enclosed. Kindly acknowledge the receipt. Regards, Humair Hashmi

3. the student will: y Apply principles of psychology in class room settings y Discover the new avenues of classroom teaching on the basis of psychological theories better teaching-learning situation.3. y Understand motivation and strategies to increase motivation in the classroom.5 1.1 1.8 Educational Psychology Introduction Brief historical background Nature and scope of educational psychology.4 1. Contents Lecture 1 5 1 1.1.1 1.3. y Understand and use the function of guidance. 1.3.7 1.2 1.Educational Psychology and Guidance Objectives: After completion of this course.6 1. Schools of psychology and their bearing on Education. Structuralism Functionalism Behaviorism Gestalt Psychology Psychoanalysis Humanist Psychology Transpersonal Psychology . y Solve classroom problems using principles of learning.3.2.3. 1.3.

Cognitive Development 3. 4.2.Lecture 6 9 2. .1 3.3 3.3 An overview of Child Development Stages of Child Development Principles of Child Development.4 4.5 4.4 The Brain Piaget s Theory Vygotsky s Theory Applying Piaget and Vygosky s theories in Classroom Lecture 15 19 4.2 3.3 4.2 4. Lecture 10 14 3. Child Development 2.1 2.6 Language and Socio-emotional Development What is language? Biological and environmental influences How language develops? Social contexts of development Bronfenbrenner s Ecological theory Erikson s Life-Span Development theory. 2.1 4.

2 5. Learning 6. Motivation 5.2 6.1 6.6 6.Lecture 20 24 5.3 Theories of motivation Factors affecting motivation Strategies to increase motivation in classroom Lecture 25 28 6. reward and punishment Generalization Learning styles Learning difficulties .3 6.1 5.4 6.7 Meaning and significance of learning Factors affecting learning Basic conditions of learning (contiginty) Reinforcement.5 6.

2.1.1 8.2 7.2.1 8.3 8.2.3 7.Lecture 29 33 7.1 7.2 7.2.7 Counseling Placement Follow up Referral services Remedial service .2.3 7.6 8.2 Educational Guidance Explaining guidance Orientation Occupational information Lecture 38 41 8.2.2.1 7.4 8.2.1. 8.1.2. 7.2.2 7.4 Theories of Learning Behavioral approaches to learning Classical conditioning Operant conditioning Implications of conditioning for classroom instruction Cognitive approaches to learning Gestalt theory/insightful learning Bruner s theory of discovery learning Bandura s social learning theory Implication of Cognitive theories for classroom instruction Lecture 34 37 8.1 7.2.5 8.

New Delhi: Prentice Hall Woolfork.2.11 Functions of Guidance Distributive function Adjustive function Adoptive function Recommended Books Arbuckle. (2006) Educational Psychology. R.9 8. McGraw-Hill Company. New Jersey: Prentice Hall.10 8. (2006) Educational Psychology.2. Santrock J. Boston: Allyn & Bacaon. New York: Allyn and Bacon. (1999).2. (1961). Introduction to Counseling and Guidance. W. (2006) Educational Psychology.S. and Mitchel M. Gibon. E.8 8. Guidance and Counseling in the Classroom. .2. C. D. C.L.Lectures 42 45 8. Skinner.H.

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