Educational Psychology Level 3

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This Educational Psychology Level 3 qualification is perfect for educators who are looking to gain an in-depth knowledge of the psychology of learning. The course introduces the theory and psychology of teaching to improve learning methods for educators of all ages.

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Course Description

About this Course

When you are an educator, you need to understand the psychology of the methods you employ and the way in which your students learn. This course aims to teach the underpinning psychology of how people learn and improve how you work with people of all ages in teaching.

Study Time:100 hours
Enrolment length:12 months
Course Format:Online
Entry Requirements:None Specific

Upon completion of this qualification, students are awarded an ABC Awards Level 3 certificate and an OLC Certificate. All certification fees are included in your course fees.

Qualification

To gain the Educational Psychology Level 3 qualification you will need to submit and pass all of the tutor marked assignments. There are 6 assignments in the course and no need to purchase any textbooks as we provide all of the lessons and materials required to learn the syllabus.

There is no formal exam and the certification fee is included in the course fees.

Method

All of our students are given access to our online campus through their own personal login and password. Once logged in you can access your course materials, lessons, resources and assignments in your own time. Assignments are uploaded through your account and the process is easy intuitive. Our online campus includes:

  • 24/7/365 access to all of your course materials- all lessons, assignments and resources are available from the moment you enrol
  • Instant access to your course after you enrol- start studying immediately!
  • Integrated chat and messaging systems so that you can contact your tutor
  • Online assignment uploads to save time in returning marks and feedback.
  • Links to further resources and information available on courses
  • Self-led learning on all courses- study in your own time and work through your assignments at your own pace
  • Safe e-portfolio of your work is kept under lock and key on our secure servers
  • Progress bar to show the work you have completed and how many tasks you still have to complete on your course
  • Detailed help centre with step-by-step instructions on getting the most from your course and how to upload assignments and contact your tutor

Enrolment Length

All of our courses are allocated plenty of time for students to complete their studies and all materials are self-led so that you can complete the course at your own pace. Should you require additional time on one of our courses you can extend your enrolment by 30 days for an additional fee of £60.

As well as this we operate a 14 day money back guarantee on every one of our qualifications- that’s how confident we are of how you will love studying with us!

Course Content

This course assesses the following units:

Unit 1: Measuring educational performance

  • What makes children learn at different rates?
  • How children’s intelligence is measured
  • Explanations for bias in testing

Unit 2: How children learn

  • How children process information
  • Short and long term memory
  • Environmental effects on learning
  • Behaviourist, cognitive and humanist approaches

Unit 3: Special educational needs

  • An overview of SEND
  • Different approaches to working with SEND children
  • Difficulties that may be encountered
  • Dyslexia and autism

Unit 4: Motivating learners

  • Motivational methods
  • Psychological, cognitive and humanistic approaches
  • Attribution theory

Unit 5: Tackling disruptions

  • Disruptive behaviour in the classroom
  • The effects of disruptions on learning
  • Dealing with disruptions
  • Tacking procrastination

Unit 6: Enabling environments

  • Classroom layouts
  • The effects of various features within the classroom
  • How to create better environments for learning

This course can be taken over a 12 month period but you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.

Support

The most important tool that all of our students have at their disposal is their tutor. When studying for a course with us you are assigned a personal tutor with indepth knowledge and experience in your chosen subject.

You are strongly advised to make use of your tutors expertise and ask questions about the course content. Your assignments are marked by your personal tutor and detailed feedback is given. As well as this your tutor will provide you with pointers and advice on where you can improve- this helps you to get the most from your courses and constantly improve your skills.

Assessments

To pass this course learners must pass 6 assignments. These are completed after navigating through the corresponding lessons and writing your answers to assignment questions. Once these have been read and marked by your personal tutor, feedback and marks are provided to students which contain helpful tips to improve work in future assignments.

ABC Awards

ABC Awards Certification

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course).

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The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Oakwood Home Learning has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at the Level stated against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Oakwood Home Learning to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

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