Educational Pysch Quiz 1

Educational Pysch Quiz 1 - 1 Which of the following...

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Unformatted text preview: 1. Which of the following researchers, during the late 1880's, argued for the importance of observing classrooms for improving education? Student Response Correct Answer A. George Sanchez B. William James C. Kenneth Clark D. Leta Hollingsworth Score: 0/3 2. According to the text, who established the first major educational psychology laboratory in the United States, where was it established, and in what year was it established? Student Response Correct Answer A. B. William James, Columbia University, 1865 C. John Dewey, University of Chicago, 1894 D. Margaret Metzger, Harvard University, 1954 E. L. Thorndike, Cornell University, 1820 Score: 0/3 3. The results of a research study conducted by George Sanchez showed which of the following? Student Response Correct Answer A. The size of a man's brain can be used to predict his intelligence. B. Intelligence tests are culturally biased against ethnic minority children. C. The average IQ for males is greater than the average IQ for females. D. Teachers spend less time interacting with ethnic minority children. Score: 3/3 4. Mrs. Tell, a third-grade teacher, is using a taxonomy that is comprised of cognitive skills that include remembering, comprehending, synthesizing, and evaluating. The taxonomy that Mrs. Tell is using was created by whom? Student Response Correct Answer A. E. E. Thorndike B. William James C. John Dewey D. Benjamin Bloom E. L. Thorndike Score: 0/3 5. Ms. Mandrake believes that teaching involves making important judgments in the classroom based on personal skills and experiences as well as the accumulated wisdom of other teachers. What part of educational psychology is Ms. Mandrake referring to? Student Response Correct Answer A. Educational psychology as an art B. Educational psychology as a science C. Educational psychology as an area of psychology D. None of the choices are correct Score: 3/3 6. According to a recent survey, which of the following traits is characteristic of the best teachers? Student Response Correct Answer A. Having a sense of humor B. Treating students like children C. Showing favoritism toward some students D. Assigning excessive amounts of homework Score: 3/3 7. Mr. Gonzalez is a teacher who takes a constructivist approach to teaching. What would Mr. Gonzalez most likely encourage his students to do? Student Response Correct Answer A. Memorize information presented in textbooks. B. Explore their world both individually and with others. C. Build models to represent real-life situations. D. Use diagrams to illustrate complex concepts and principles. Score: 3/3 8. Mrs. Fredrick has confidence in her self-efficacy and does not let negative emotions diminish her positive attitude. In this scenario, Mrs. Fredrick is demonstrating _________, a requirement for an effective teacher....
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Educational Pysch Quiz 1 - 1 Which of the following...

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