Educational Psychology for Teachers

Introduction to the field of educational psychology from a perspective that is primarily concerned with learning and the mind.  This topic is approached through cognitive psychology research about basic learning, developmental psychology research that informs understandings of children’s developmental learning, and education research that examines learning in classrooms and schools.  
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Instruction Method
Online class

Section Notes

This course is exclusively for UC Davis School of Education Teacher Credential Candidates. Acceptance into the School of Education Teacher Credential Program for 2021 is a mandatory pre-requisite.

This is an online, remote learning course, which consists of content and curriculum that is taught with pre-recorded and real time lectures, in addition to a real-time Q&A session with the instructors. Pre-recorded lectures and live sessions are accessed via our Canvas learning system and Zoom. Details regarding login information, the availability of lectures and the time(s) of instructor Q&As will be emailed out prior to the course start date.

Enrollment Policies

Drop requests (withdraw with a refund) will be approved, less a $30 processing fee, if the request is received seven calendar days before the course begins. View complete enrollment policy information including details on withdrawals and transfers. 


Required: Acceptance into the School of Education Teacher Credential Program

Technical Requirements

To ensure your success in this online course, please review our technical requirements page.


CAAA Member Discount

Current members of the Cal Aggie Alumni Association and other UC alumni associations receive $50 off the course fee. If you don't have your association discount code contact UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education Student Services at (800) 752-0881.