Introduction To Psychology
trainees need to appreciate the role of psychology to education through the
critical examination and application of psychological concepts and theories to
understanding education, teaching and learning.
The course will
introduce teacher trainees to the nature of and explain the key concepts of
psychology, in relation to educational teaching/learning field
course is intended to develop learners’ knowledge and skills of the theories of
psychology and their application to education.
EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES
the end of the course unit, students should be able to;
Describe the nature of and
explain the key concepts in/of psychology, in relation to educational
Discuss the theories of
psychology to modify the learning/teaching environment.
Enhance peaceful conflict
resolutions among students and fellow teachers
Develop positive attitudes
towards the students that they have to teach
Instill a culture of group
work among student teachers and the students that they teach