Theory and Methods of Education and Upbringing (Educational Psychology) - Полоцкий государственный университет
Theory and Methods of Education and Upbringing
Educational psychology

Faculty of Humanities (FH)
Department of Technology and Methods of Teaching

Specialisation: Educational Psychology
Academic degree: MA
Study period: full-time - 1 year, part-time - 1 year and 6 months
Educational psychology studies the psychological aspects of the educational process. These are individual differences and learning difficulties, stages and results of the educational process, work with gifted children. Educational psychologists are interested in how people ingest new things, learn in early childhood and teenage years as well as how these issues are affected by social, emotional and cognitive processes.
The program "Theory and Methods of Education and Upbringing" deals with effective teaching methods and solving psychological problems at school. Undergraduates receive up-to-date knowledge in the field of psychology and education and get acquainted with various areas of professional psychological practice. Graduates possess the necessary competencies and tools for psychological work with students of all ages, to resolve problem situations in the educational environment and familiesе.
You will learn
Educational psychology
  • to analyze learning outcomes
  • to compare, contrast and analyze the roles in the educational process
  • to develop, implement and evaluate prevention programs
  • to develop and evaluate innovative curricula, comprehensive and integrated service systems, educational and psychological activities
  • to assess own projects and progress in the development of knowledge and skills
  • the sphere of educational technology: exploring how different types of technology can help students learn
  • teaching design: development of teaching materials
  • special education: helping students who may need specialized training
  • curriculum design: creating curricula that maximize learning outcomes
  • organizational learning: the study of how people learn in organizational conditions
  • gifted education: helping learners who have been identified as gifted or talented

Educational psychology
  • Philosophy and History of Education
  • Research Methods
  • Theory and Development Strategy of Pedagogy and Education
  • Strategic and Innovative Management in Education
  • Emotional Intelligence and Emotional Art
  • Structure of Innovative and Pedagogical Activity
  • Innovations in Modern Education
  • Professional Conduct in Education
  • Bullying Prevention
  • Gender Differences in the Classroom
  • Motivation in the Classroom