Educational Psycology Certificate Course


**Start date: 1st April 2019

Capacity Africa Training Institute is pleased to announce Certificate Course in CERTIFICATE COURSE IN EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY, Online / Distance Learning Certificate Course from 1st

September, 2016 to 1stNovember, 2016

Course Overview

Educational psychology is a branch of psychology concerned with the

scientific study of human learning. It is the scientific study of human

learning processes from both cognitive and behavioral perspective which

allows researchers to understand individual differences in intelligence,

cognitive development, affect, motivation, self regulation and self

concept, as well as their role in learning.

It is designed to introduce learners to psychological principles, theories

and methodologies to issues of teaching and learning in schools.

Educational psychology involves the study of memory, conceptual processes

and individual differences (via cognitive psychology) in conceptualizing

new strategies for learning processes in humans.

It has been built on theories of operand, conditioning, functionalism,

structuralism, constructivist, humanistic psychology, Gestalt psychology

and information processing.


By the end of the course the learner should be able to:

1.Define educational psychology

2.Demonstrate an understanding of developmental theories and how to apply

them to educational settings.

3.Compare and contrast different teaching approaches with focus on

evaluating their strengths and limitations through psychological lens

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the influence of individual and group

differences on various aspects of educational psychology.

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of both formal and informal assessment

strategies to evaluate and ensure the intellectual, social and physical

development of the learner.

  1. Apply psychological learning theories to the development of classroom

management techniques.


1.0 Introduction to educational psychology

1.1 Definition of educational psychology

1.2 Role of research in educational psychology

2.0 Theories of development

2.1 Aspects and issues of development

2.20 Piagent’s theory of development

2.21 Vygotsky’s cognitive theory of development

2.22 Erikson’s personal and social development theory

2.23 Kohlberg’s moral development theory

  1. Training Format: • All materials are made available through Online or

Distance Learning approaches • Approximately 5-6 hours time commitment of

your time per week • At your own time schedule, no live participation

needed • Weekly feedback from committed instructors • Participants are

expected to submit bi-weekly assignments electronically to earn certificate

of completion

Computing Requirements:

Participants will need to use email, upload and download word docs,

PowerPoint files and PDFs, and post on the discussion board or send

assignments by email. If you do not have internet speed sufficient to

download materials, an offline DVD or hard copies course may be the right

alternative for you. Materials Provided: Online delivery of curriculum

materials, exercises and templates.


After they have read the material for each unit, students are expected to

test their own Learning by completing some relevant exercises and tasks.

Assignments In order to demonstrate their understanding of the course

content, students will be required to submit FIVE assignments.

DURATION AND COURSE LOAD: 8 Weeks - 5 to 6 hours per week

PARTICIPANTS: Development Professionals


FEE: $300:

ORGANIZERS: Capacity AfricaInstitute.

LANGUAGE: English only

FORMAT: Web-based and Distance Learning

Facilitated GENERAL COURSE CONTACT: [email protected]

Training Package Value for the Money Training will be moderated by

Professional with hands on skills and great wealth of Educational Psychology

Kindly confirm your participation with:

Online Training Coordinator: Capacity Africa Institute,

[email protected]