Bachelor of Arts → Education - Semester V

Educational Psychology (BEDU: 501)


Description
Welcome Dear Students!
This course will acquaint you with the understanding of how individual behave the way they do.

Objectives: Having studied this paper, a student will be able to:
a. Explain the basic principles of psychology and its implications in teaching and learning
b. Describe Intelligence and the differences between Individual and Group Tests
c. Explain the approaches to learning and teaching and develop the essential competencies to apply them in teaching and learning situation
d. Delineate Mental Health, Mental Illness and Wellness
Unit-0 Baseline Analysis (4 hours): Introduction of Basic Concept; Objectives; Goal Setting.
Unit I: Concept of psychology (8 hours): Meaning, Nature and Scope of Psychology; Methods of Studying Human Behaviour: Introspection, Observation and Case Study; Impact of Heredity and Environment on Education.
Unit II: Learning (10 hours): Meaning and Types of Learning; Theories of Learning: Thorndike, Pavlov and Kohler; Concept of Remembering and Forgetting; Meaning, Characteristics and Determinants of Personality.
Unit III: Intelligence (8 hours): Concept of Intelligence; Guilford’s structure of intelligence; Measurement of intelligence; Difference between Individual and Group test of Intelligence; Uses of Intelligence Tests.
Unit IV: Mental Health (10 hours): Concept and Significance of Mental Health; Wholesome and Abnormal Personality; Concept and process of Adjustment; Causes of Maladjustment; Adjustment Mechanism: Withdrawal Compensation and Regression.
Unit V: Individual Differences (8 hours): Meaning, Types, Determinants and Educational Implications; Characteristics and Identification of Gifted, Physically, Mentally and Socially Handicapped Children; Delinquency: Causes and Prevention.
Unit 100- Advanced Skills: Quizzes; Project; Field Visits; Journal/Magazine article discussion assignment.
Recommended Readings:
Kundu, C. L., & Tutto, D. N. (1971). Educational Psychology. Delhi: Sterling publishers.
Chauhan, S. S. (2004). Advanced Educational Psychology. New Delhi: Vikas Publishing House.
Mangal, S. K. (2016). Essentials of Educational Psychology. Delhi: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
Skinner, C. S. (2004). Educational Psychology. New Delhi: Prentice-Hall of India Pvt. Ltd.
Pandey, V. C. (2005). Democracy and Education. Delhi: Isha Books.
Ross, J. S. (2003). Groundwork of Educational Psychology. Delhi: Surjeet Publications.
Mathur, S. S. (2005). EducationalPsychology. Agra: Vinod Pustak Mandir.
Ramalingam, P. (2013). Educational Psychology. Delhi: MaGraw Hill Education Pvt. Ltd.
Aggarwal, J. C. (2005). Essentials of Educational Psychology. New Delhi: Vikas Publishing House
Bhatia, K. K. (2004). Principles and Theories of Education. Ludhiana: Kalyani Publishers.
Chauhan, S. S. (2013) Advanced Educational Psychology. New Delhi: Vikas Publishing House
Krishnamurti, J. (2004) Education and the Significance of Life. Chennai: Krishnamurti Foundation India.
Crow., & Crow. (1964). Educational Psychology. New Delhi: Eurasia Publishing House.
Woolfolk, A., Misra, G., & Jha, A. K. (2012). Fundamentals of Educational Psychology. Chandigarh: Pearson India Education Services Pvt. Ltd.

Verma, R. (2005). Textbook of Statistics Psychology and Education. New Delhi: Anmol Publications

Semester : V

Content
  • UNIT 0: BASELINE ANALYSIS
  • Course Objectives
  • Goal Setting
  • Introduction to Basic Concept of Psychology
  • Class Exercise 01, 2021
  • UNIT I: CONCEPT OF PSYCHOLOGY
  • Meaning of Educational Psychology
  • Supporting Notes for Meaning of Educational Psychology
  • Nature or Characteristics of Educational Psychology
  • Class Exercise 04
  • Scope of Educational Psychology
  • Additional Notes on Nature & Scope of Educational Psychology
  • Methods of Educational Psychology: Introspection Method
  • Additional Notes on Methods of Studying Behavior: Introspection Method
  • Class Exercise 05
  • Additional Notes on Observation Method
  • MExcellence 2021: Unit I
  • UNIT II: LEARNING
  • Meaning and Concept of Learning
  • Additional Notes on Meaning and Definitions of Learning
  • Additional notes on Nature or Characteristics of Learning
  • Additional Notes on Types of Learning
  • Trial and Error Learning Theory
  • Live Class Recording on Trial And Error Learning
  • Additional Notes on Trial and Error Learning
  • Additional Notes on Laws of Learning
  • Additional Notes on Educational Implications of Trial and Error Learning
  • Live Class Recording on Classical Conditioning Theory
  • Insightful Learning Theory
  • Live Class Recording on Insightful Learning
  • Live Class Recording on Meaning and Concept of Personality
  • Live Class Recording on Concept of Remembering
  • Live Class Recording on Forgetting and its causes
  • MExcellence 2021: Unit II
  • UNIT III: INTELLIGENCE
  • Intelligence: Meaning and Concept
  • Additional Notes on Meaning and Concept of Intelligence
  • Live Class Recording: Guilford's Structure of Intelligence
  • Live Class Recording on Guilford's Structure of Intelligence
  • Additional Notes on Guilford's Structure of Intelligence
  • Live Class Recording: Measurement of Intelligence
  • Additional Notes on Measurement of Intelligence
  • Additional Notes on Individual and Group Test of Intelligence
  • Live Class Recording on Uses and Limitations of Intelligence Tests
  • Additional Notes on Uses of Intelligence Tests
  • Live Class Recording on Uses and Limitations of Intelligence Tests
  • Additional Notes on Limitations of Intelligence Tests
  • MExcellence 2021: Unit III
  • UNIT IV: MENTAL HEALTH
  • Live Class Recording on Meaning and Concept of Mental Health
  • Additional Notes on Meaning, Characteristics and Significance of Mental Health
  • Recording on Wholesome and Abnormal Personalities
  • Additional Notes on Mental Health
  • Recording on Concept and Process of Adjustment
  • Recording on Concept and Process of Adjustment
  • Additional notes on Concept and Process of Adjustment
  • Additional Notes on Causes of Adjustment
  • Live Class Recording on Adjustment Mechanisms
  • Additional Notes on Methods of Adjustment Mechanisms
  • Additional Notes on Different Common Adjustment Mechanisms
  • MExcellence Questions 2021: Unit IV
  • UNIT V: INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES
  • Concept of Individual Differences
  • Additional Notes on Individual Differences
  • Causes of Individual Differences
  • Additional Notes on Determinants or Causes of Individual Differences
  • Live Class Recording
  • Additional Notes on Educational Implications of Individual Differences
  • Live Class Recording on Determinants of Individual Differences
  • Determinants of Individual Differences
  • Live Class Recording on Concept and areas of Individual Differences
  • Gifted Children: Characteristics and Methods of Identification
  • Live Class Recording on Mentally, Physically and Socially Challenged Children
  • RGU End Semester Examination, January 2021
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed