The University of Arizona  1993-95 General Catalog

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Educational Psychology (ED P)
Education Building, Room 602
(520) 62l-7825

Professors Shitala P. Mishra, Head, Lawrence M. Aleamoni, John R.
Bergan, Charles J. Brainerd, Sarah M. Dinham, Thomas L. Good,
Lotus M. Knief (Emerita), Richard J. Morris, Glen I. Nicholson
(Emeritus), John E. Obrzut, Darrell L. Sabers, Kenneth J. Smith

Associate Professors Harley D. Christiansen (Emeritus), Joseph D.
Gullo (Emeritus), Mary McCaslin, Valerie F. Reyna

Assistant Professor M. Virginia Gonzalez

The Department of Educational Psychology offers programs leading
to the M.A., Ed.S., and Ph.D. degrees. Concentrations on the
doctoral level include: school psychology; learning and
development--early childhood through adulthood (affiliated with
Center for Developmental Sciences); measurement and methodology;
and instructional design and technology. The Ed.S. degree is
available only in school psychology and instructional design and
technologies concentrations. For detailed information on
concentrations, graduate admission, and graduate degree
requirements, please consult the Graduate Catalog.

300. Development Throughout Life (3) I II Life span development
within the context of physical, intellectual, social, emotional,
and moral development; emphasis on the dynamics of personal

301. Child Development (3) I II Human growth and development from
conception through early adolescence; integration of behavioral
principles into the elementary school setting.

310. Learning in the Schools (3) I II Psychological principles
applied to learning and instructional design in the educational
setting, emphasizing learning and instructional variables and
their applications.

340. Statistics and Measurement for Research in Education (3) I
II Basic concepts essential to the comprehension of research in
education, including measurement principles and descriptive

358. Psychological Measurement in Education (3) I II Psychometric
methods as applied to the assessment of achievement, mental
ability, and attitudes. P, 340.

402. Early Adolescent Development (3) II S Major cognitive,
psychosocial, physical and anthropological developmental theory
of early adolescence (ages 10-14 years old). Also, the
implications of theory into practice regarding early adolescents
and schooling. May be convened with 502.

403. Advanced Adolescent Development (3) II Major developmental
issues within the adolescent years, emphasis on the importance
and design of adolescent research. (Identical with F S 403) May
be convened with 503.

423. Socio-Cultural Context of Human Development (3) II
(Identical with FS 423) May be convened with 523.

500. Life Span Development (3) II Dynamics of development, social
integration and roles across the life span. Special emphasis on
cognitive, emotional, and personality development with
concentration on the antecedent events to adult life experiences.
(Identical with FS 500)

501. Advanced Child Development (3) I II Aspects of growth and
development which influence behavior of the school-age child;
emphasis on current research findings. P, 301.

502. Early Adolescent Development (3) II S For a description of
course topics, see 402. Graduate-level requirements include an
in-depth research paper or other research project. May be
convened with 402.

503. Advanced Adolescent Development (3) II For a description of
course topics, see 403. Graduate-level requirements include an
in-depth research paper or other research project. (Identical
with F S 503) May be convened with 403.

510. Learning Theory in Education (3) II Major theories of
learning and motivation; emphasis on relationships between theory
and practice in the schools.

517. Classroom Application of Behavior Modification Techniques
(3) II Application of behavior principles and techniques to
promote learning and social development of school-related
behavior.  2R, 3L. P, 510 or CR.

523. Socio-Culutral Context of Human Development (3) II
(Identical with FS 523) May be convened with 423.

530. School Psychology (3) I Roles of the school psychologist;
implementing programs in the public schools; legal and ethical
issues in school psychology.  2R, 3L.

541. Statistical Methods in Education (3-4) I II Descriptive,
correlational, and inferential procedures for presenting and
analyzing school and research data. For students in all fields.
3R, 1L.

557. Design of Questionnaires and Scales (3) I II Emphasis on
theoretical and methodological issues related to the development
of survey and rating scales, sampling procedures, and response

558. Educational Tests and Measurements (3) I Theoretical and
practical application of psychometric techniques to test
construction, analysis, and interpretation of test results.  P,

559. Testing of Minorities (3) II Current theoretical, social,
and practical issues in the use of norm-referenced tests with
individuals from minority cultures.

600. Theories of Human Development (3) I History and analysis of
psychological theories of human development and a comprehensive
overview of major theoretical systems. P, 500 or 501.

613. Psychological Theory in Educational Practice (3) II Major
theories of psychological thought; strategies for utilizing such
theories in educationally relevant research. P, 510.

615a-615b. Cognitive Development (3-3) I II Cognitive theory and
research as they bear upon developmental and educational
processes.  P, 500 or 501.

619a-619b. Design of Instruction (3-3) I 619a: Historical and
theoretical bases for developing instructional design; emphasis
on relationship between learning theory and instructional design.
P, 510. II 619b: Emphasis on production and evaluation using
multimedia and other technologies. P, 619a.

638. Behavioral Consultation in Educational Settings (3) I II
Principles and techniques of conducting behavioral consultation
in educational settings to promote learning and development of
children and youth. 2R, 3L. P, 517.

640. Advanced Statistical Methods in Education (3) I II
Inferential procedures for analyzing educational data; includes
nonparametric methods and introduction to multivariate and causal
procedures. P, 541.

646. Multidimensional Methods in Educational Research (3) II
Provides an understanding of and facility with research
application of multivariate correlational techniques, such as
multiple regression, discriminant function, canonical
correlation, and factor analysis. P, 640.

647. Factor Analytic Techniques in Education (3) II Principles
and techniques of factor analytic procedures for analyzing data
in educational research. P, EDUC 600. 

658. Theory of Measurement (3) II Advanced topics in theoretical
and practical issues in psychometrics. P, 558; 640 or CR.

673. Theories of Intellectual Assessment (3) I II Various
theories and models of human ability and their implications for
intellectual assessment. P, 558 or CR.

674a-674b. Field Experience in Intellectual Assessment in
Education (3-3) Supervised field experience in the
administration, scoring and interpretation of various
intellectual assessment devices. 674a: Wechsler Adult
Intelligence Scale. 674b: Intellectual assessment techniques. 1R,
3L. Open to majors and minors only. Credit allowed for 674a or
674b, but not for both. P, 673 or CR.

677. Individual Assessment Techniques in the Schools (3) II
Techniques for assessing personality and social behavior;
practice in implementing programs derived from assessment
techniques. 2R, 3L. Majors only or permission of instructor. P,

679. Psychoeducational Assessment in the Schools (3) I
Psychoeducational assessment techniques; practice in prescribing
remedial programs. 2R, 3L. Open to majors and minors only. P,
673, 674b.

682. Educational Program Evaluation Principles and Techniques (1-
3) [Rpt./1] Development and current viewpoints, political
context, illustrative cases, technical skills for determining
merit or making decisions about educational and social programs.
P, 541, 558.

685. Child Behavior Disorders and Adjustment (3) I II The
diagnostic and assessment practices, theories, and research
related to child behavior disorders. P, 530.

686. Child Psychotherapy (3) I II An overview of the major
methods of and research related to psychotherapy with school-age
children. P, 685.

693. Internship
a. Research/Evaluation (1-3) [Rpt.12 units] I II S.
b. School Psychology (1-3) [Rpt./12 units] I II S
c. College Teaching (1-3) [Rpt./12 units] I II S

694. Practicum
b. School Psychology (1-3) [Rpt./12 units] I II 

695. Colloquium
b. Issues in Educational Psychology (1-3) [Rpt./12 units] I II

696. Seminar
b. Issues in Educational Psychology (1-3) [Rpt./12 units] I II


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