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Unformatted text preview: Welcome to Educational Psychology 236 Child Development for Elementary School Teachers Agenda EPSY explained Why Child Development Our Syllabus Teacher = ACTIVE agent What is EPSY all about… Definition? Educational psychologists "study what people think and do as they teach and learn a particular curriculum in a particular environment where education and training are intended to take place" ( Berliner, p.145 ). How does it relate to other degrees/fields? What is EPSY 236 all about? Berliner, D. C., and Calfee, R. C. (eds.). Handbook of Educational Psychology. New York: Macmillan, 1996. How many EPSY classes are required for… early/elementary/special education degree or teacher certification ? http://education.illinois.edu/programs/undergrad.html Why study Child Development? Raising children Parents & teachers Helps inform decisions about social-policy questions To understand human nature How much are children like adults?...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course EPSY 236 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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