Antonia Szymanski, Ph.D.
School of Education
Office: HH 347
Online Course Offered:
Bulletin Description: The study and application of psychological concepts and principles as related to the teaching-learning process. Topics covered include educational research methods, cognitive and language development; personal, social, and moral development; behavioral learning; motivation; effective teaching; and measurement and evaluation.
For a complete listing of Objectives for this course, click on the Course Syllabus tab.
Students will participate in a combination of discussion questions, quizzes and reflections weekly to maintain engagement and to allow the instructor to assess student growth and understanding.
Students will create three major projects and one final project to demonstrate their competencies in the core goals of the class which are 1) understand and explain how people develop, 2) identify and utilize learning theories to create learning activities 3) explain and use motivational theories to increase student engagement. The final paper is a research based theory of teaching and learning that the students create to reflect on all of the course activities.
Students take two exams representing a mid-term and final exam.
Instructor: Antonia Szymanski, Ph.D.
Office: 337 Hawthorn Hall
Phone: (219) 980-6526