April 21, 2015

GESM 161g: Mind, Belief and Behavior: Learning about Learning

The purpose of the course is to introduce students to the field of psychometrics through the discipline of educational psychology.  The readings will present current research about human cognitive architecture, learning and motivation with an emphasis on the application of self-regulatory strategies to enhance students’ academic and professional outcomes.  Quantitative reasoning concepts of validity and reliability, norms and percentiles will be examined as students take and examine psychometric assessments such as the Learning and Study Strategies Inventory (LASSI, Weinstein, Palmer, & Acee, 2016) and Career Occupation Preference System (COPS, EdITS).

This course fulfills both GESM and GE-F (Quantitative) requirements.

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