Psychology of education

lpsp1206  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Psychology of education
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
6 credits
60.0 h
Nils Frédéric;

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
The course in educational psychology begins with a contextualization based on the educational system of the French Community of Belgium, before reviewing the historical roots of educational psychology. Then, the contributions of the main currents of psychology to the field of education are detailed. Afterwards, it is about motivation and emotions in learning. Finally, practical extensions are envisaged, around career guidance and early school leaving.
Teaching methods
The course sessions will take the form of interactive presentations with illustrations and case studies.
Evaluation methods
The assessment will consist of individual work and a written exam with multiple choice and multiple answer questions. The work and exam must be successful to be credited with the course.
Online resources
The slideshows used during the lessons and a reading portfolio are available on moodle
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in Psychology and Education : Speech and Language Therapy

Bachelor in Psychology and Education: General