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Educational Psychology (EDPSY)

EDPSY 400 Introduction to Statistics in Educational Research (3) The foundations of statistical techniques used in educational research; distributions, central tendency, variability, correlation, regression, probability, sampling, hypothesis testing.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

EDPSY 406 Applied Statistical Inference for the Behavioral Sciences (3) Common techniques (parametric) covered through two-factor analysis of variance (independent samples); hypothesis testing, confidence interval, power, robustness; MINITAB frequently used.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: EDPSY 400 orSTAT 200  

EDPSY 408 (SPLED 408) Meeting Instructional Needs of English Language Learners with Special Needs (3) The course content and activities focus on instruction and assessment for English Language Learners with special needs.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: EDPSY 010, EDPSY 014 Prerequisite or concurrent:SPLED 395W, SPLED 425  

EDPSY 421 Learning Processes in Relation to Educational Practices (3) An introduction to the empirical study of variables and conditions that influence school learning.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: EDPSY 014 orPSYCH 212  

EDPSY 450 (PSYCH 404) Principles of Measurement (3) Scale transformation, norms, standardization, validation procedures, estimation of reliability.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: EDPSY 400 orPSYCH 200 orPSYCH 100;STAT 200  

EDPSY 475 Introduction to Educational Research (3) Scientific method; classes of variables in educational research; the measurement of classroom behavior; survey, predictive, and experimental studies.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: EDPSY 400  

EDPSY 493 (CMAS 493) Child Maltreatment and Advocacy Studies: Capstone Experience (1-3 per semester/maximum of 3) This course serves as the capstone experience for students enrolled in the Child Maltreatment and Advocacy Studies minor.
Effective: Summer 2015
Prerequisite: CMAS 258 orHD FS 258   Concurrent: CMAS 465 or HD FS 465 CMAS 466 or NURS 466

EDPSY 496 Independent Studies (1-18) Creative projects, including research and design, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

EDPSY 497 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

EDPSY 498 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given infrequently to explore, in depth, a comparatively narrow subject which may be topical or of special interest.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

EDPSY 502 Data Analysis Workshop (3) This course is designed to increase conceptual understanding of basic statistics and proficiency with analytic techniques.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: EDPSY 406 andEDPSY 475  

EDPSY 505 Statistical Applications in Educational Research (3) Statistical techniques for education research including multiple regression, one-way, two-way, and repeated measures ANOVA. Use computer software for statistical analyses.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: EDPSY 406  

EDPSY 506 Advanced Techniques for Analyzing Educational Experiments (3) Analytical and experimental control considerations for designs involving nested and/or crossed subjects. Analysis of variance and multiple comparisons via computers.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: EDPSY 505 orPSYCH 400  

EDPSY 507 Multivariate Procedures in Educational Research (3) Introduction to matrix algebra, computer programming, multiple regression analysis, multiple and canonical correlation, multiple discriminant analysis, classification procedures, factor analysis.
Effective: Fall 2014
Prerequisite: EDPSY 505 orPSYCH 400  

EDPSY 512 Group Processes in the Classroom (3) Basic concepts and perspectives in the study of group processes; instructional group interaction; analysis of classroom behavior.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

EDPSY 513 Individual and Group Differences (3) Description, causes, and interpretation of individual variation over the life- span, with application to school and institutional practices.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: EDPSY 400 orEDPSY 450  

EDPSY 515 (C I 515, ADTED 515, HI ED 515) Foundations of Educational Research (3) Students read the philosophical foundations of education research, study how philosophies influence methodologies, and analyze current educational problems.
Effective: Summer 2016
 

EDPSY 521 Learning and Cognition: Educational Applications (3) This course focuses on understanding human learning and thinking through examining learning theories and research related to educational psychology.
Effective: Spring 2013
Prerequisite: EDPSY 421  

EDPSY 523 Concept Learning and Problem Solving (3-4) Theoretical-empirical trends in concept learning, problem solving, and creativity related to instructional psychology.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: EDPSY 421 orEDPSY 521  

EDPSY 524 Theories of Learning and Instruction (3) Study of major classical theories of learning and recent developments in learning and instructional theory.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: EDPSY 421 orEDPSY 521  

EDPSY 526 The Psychology of Reading (3) Psychological principles underlying the process of reading and comprehending, with application to instruction.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: EDPSY 421 orEDPSY 521  

EDPSY 527 Psychology of Adults as Learners (3) Psychological principles related to learning by adults, with application to instruction and other educational practices.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: EDPSY 421 orEDPSY 521  

EDPSY 528 Instructional Psychology (3) Application to instructional design of current developments in research on human development, information processing, learning strategies, memory structures, instructional processes.
Effective: Spring 2014
Prerequisite: EDPSY 421 orEDPSY 521  

EDPSY 530 Achievement Motivation (3) Within a seminar format, this course addresses both theoretical and empirical approaches to motivation and other related affective constructs.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: EDPSY 421  

EDPSY 550 Design and Construction of Psychological Measures (3) Lecture-practicum involving planning, construction, administration, and analysis of a psychological test; lectures stress construct validity, item analysis, and predictive validity.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: EDPSY 450  

EDPSY 554 Theories of Psychological Measurement (3) Basic true-score and error models; their extensions to test reliability and test validity; problems of item analysis and weighting.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: EDPSY 450  

EDPSY 555 (CI ED 555) Validity of Assessment Results (3) Concepts, issues, and methods of validation of educational and psychological assessment including models and approaches to validation, bias, and utility.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: EDPSY 406, EDPSY 450  

EDPSY 556 Foundations and Applications of Item Response Theory (3) Unidimensional models for dichotomously scored and polytomously scored items and their applications in instrument/test development.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: EDPSY 450 andEDPSY 507  

EDPSY 557 Hierarchical Linear Modeling in Educational Research (3) Statistical techniques for the analysis of multilevel data such as in nested designs or hierarchical data.
Effective: Fall 2013
Prerequisite: EDPSY 506 andEDPSY 507  

EDPSY 558 Foundations and Applications of Structural Equation Modeling (3) Model specification, identification, estimation, evaluation, and modification for measurement models, path models, and full structural models.
Effective: Summer 2012
Prerequisite: EDPSY 406, EDPSY 507 andSTAT 505  

EDPSY 560 Contemporary Issues in the Evaluation of Educational Programs (3) Practical and theoretical issues in the planning, execution, and interpretation of program evaluations.
Effective: Summer 2011
Prerequisite: EDPSY 450, EDPSY 475  

EDPSY 575 Seminar in Educational Psychology (1-6) A seminar dealing with specific topics in educational psychology. Open to advanced students in the behavioral sciences.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

EDPSY 576 (C & S 576) Research Methods in Teacher Education (3) A basis in theory, findings from research, research design, and methodologies related to teacher education.
Effective: Spring 2013
 

EDPSY 578 (HD FS 578, PSY 578) Contemporary Issues in Interdisciplinary Educational Intervention Sciences (2-3) Proseminar exploring contemporary issues in the design and evaluation of educational interventions from an interdisciplinary perspective.
Effective: Spring 2015
 

EDPSY 596 Individual Studies (1-9) Creative projects, including nonthesis research, which are supervised on an individual basis and which fall outside the scope of formal courses.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

EDPSY 597 Special Topics (1-9) Formal courses given on a topical or special interest subject which may be offered infrequently.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

EDPSY 600 Thesis Research (1-15) No description.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

EDPSY 601 Ph.D. Dissertation Full-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

EDPSY 602 Supervised Experience in College Teaching (1-3 per semester/maximum of 6) Teaching of Educational Psychology classes under senior faculty supervision.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

EDPSY 610 Thesis Research Off Campus (1-15) No description.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

EDPSY 611 Ph.D. Dissertation Part-Time (0) No description.
Effective: Summer 2011
 

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