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UWM Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015


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ED PSY Educational Psychology



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100 Learning Skills Laboratory. 2 cr. U. |Prereq: none. Not open to jr & sr st except as auditors.
101 Foundations of Academic Success: (Subtitled). 1-2 cr. U. A variable content course designed to increase retention through self-assessment, career exploration, decision-making, study skills, goal setting, and available resources at UWM.|Cr/no cr only. May be retaken with change of topic to max of 3 cr. Prereq: none.
104 Pathways to Success at UWM. 2 cr. U. Provides students with knowledge of and connection to campus resources, helping with study skills and time management in order to be successful at UWM.|Counts as repeat of Ed Psy 101 with same topic. Credit/No Credit only. Prereq: none.
110 Planning Your Major, Career. 2 cr. U. Understanding the career planning process for making decisions about academic majors and careers.|Counts as repeat of Ed Psy 101 with same topic. Credit/No Credit only. Prereq: none
279 Current Topics in Educational Psychology: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U. Specific topic announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered; any additional prerequisites are included in announcement.|May be retaken with change of topic to max of 9 cr. Prereq: none.
290 Individual Research. 1-3 cr. U. |Prereq: cons instr.
297 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: cons instr; acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
299 Independent Reading. 1-3 cr. U. For benefit of undergraduate students unable to secure needed content in regular courses.|Prereq: cons instr.
301 Successful Career Transitions: Ideas, Strategies, Accomplishments. 2 cr. U. Help for students to clarify post graduation education or employment goals and successfully address employer/career research, resume development, employer targeting, networking and interview preparation.|Credit/No Credit only. Prereq: jr st.
320 Principles of Classroom Appraisal and Evaluation. 2-3 cr. U. Principles of evaluation with major emphasis upon nonstandardized and informal techniques of appraisal.|Prereq: jr st.
325 Practice of Classroom Assessment. 2 or 3 cr. U. Introduces the principles and practices of student-centered classroom assessment. Students gain an understanding of when and how to use a variety of assessment techniques.|1 cr counts as repeat of Ed Psy 326. Prereq: admis to School of Educ.
330 Introduction to Learning and Development. 3 cr. U. Principles and concepts of learning and development that contribute to the understanding and direction of school learning.|Prereq: soph st.
497 Study Abroad: (Subtitled). 1-12 cr. U/G. Designed to enroll students in UWM sponsored program before course work level, content, and credits are determined and/or in specially prepared program course work.|Retakable w/chg in topic. Prereq: jr st, cons instr, acceptance for Study Abroad Prog.
505 Positive Psychology: Theory and Application in Learning Contexts. 1 or 3 cr. U/G. Introduction to positive psychology and its application in school and learning settings.|Prereq: jr st; grade of C or better in English 102(P) or score at level 4 on EPT.
541 Assessment in Science and Math I. 1 cr. U/G. First of a three part assessment series for MACSTEP students.|Counts as repeat of Ed Psy 579 with topic 'Alternative Assess-Sci/Math.' Prereq: jr st.
542 Assessment in Science and Math II. 1 cr. U/G. Second in a three part assessment series for MACSTEP students.|Counts as repeat of Ed Psy 579 with topic 'Alternative Assess-Sci/Math.' Prereq: jr st.
543 Assessment in Science and Math III. 1 cr. U/G. Third of a three part assessment series for MACSTEP students.|Counts as repeat of Ed Psy 579 with topic 'Alternative Assess-Sci/Math.' Prereq: jr st.
550 Social and Affective Issues in Urban Classrooms. 3 cr. U/G. Explore the social/emotional aspects of children's development as related to schooling and present a framework for creating conducive classroom learning environments.|Prereq: jr st; admis to School of Educ.
551 Social and Affective Issues: Case-Based Problem-Solving. 1 cr. U/G. Students will critique various strategies presented in Ed Psy 550 and engage in a problem-solving process focusing on social/emotional issues and classroom interventions.|Prereq: jr st; Ed Psy 550(P).
575 Infant and Early Childhood Assessment. 3 cr. U/G. Theoretical and applied aspects of early childhood assessment. Experience administering specific individual and group (screening) tests. Assessment of language, cognition, motor, adaptive behavior, developmental delay.|Prereq: jr st or grad st.
579 Current Topics in Educational Psychology: (Subtitled). 1-3 cr. U/G. Specific topic and prerequisites announced in Schedule of Classes each time course is offered.|May be retaken with change in topic to max of 9 cr. Prereq: jr st.
624 Educational Statistical Methods I. 3 cr. U/G. Overview of common statistical techniques used in educational research, including univariate and bivariate descriptive statistics, inferential statistics, one-way analysis of variance, and linear regression.|Prereq: jr st.
626 Workshop in the Computerized Analysis of Educational Data. 1 cr. U/G. Workshop in designing, implementing and interpreting the computer analysis of survey, research or test-program type data using a popular comprehensive statistical analysis package. |Prereq: jr st & prior or conc reg in applied statistics course. Additional work required for grad cr.
631 Cognition: Learning, Problem Solving and Thinking. 3 cr. U/G. Overview of historical theories of learning and current theories of cognition. Emphasis on application to instruction, school subjects, workplace training, self-directed learning.|Prereq: jr st.
637 The Psychology of Informal Learning Contexts. 3 cr. U/G. Overview of theory and research about how people learn in informal contexts, i.e. after-school settings, online immersive environments, science centers, museums and cultural institutions.|Prereq: jr st.
640 Human Development: Theory and Research. 3 cr. U/G. Survey of theory and research in human development from conception to death, emphasizing the child and adolescent periods of growth.|Prereq: jr st.

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