Group Members: Rubina Lal, Lawrence Mataitoga, Mary May, Vereniki Nadau, Maria Likutotodro
• Introduction - Education Psychology
- History of Psychology
• Major Areas Education Psychology is Applied
• How can teachers teach effectively
• How can teachers deal with behavioural problems in the classroom
• Importance of Education Psychology for teachers
• Classroom Scenario’s - group mini drama
. Is the combination or overlapping of two separate fields of study: Education and
. Education - is the process of facilitating learning.
. Psychology - is the study of human mind and behaviour or a scientific study of
human mind to understand, explain and predict human behaviour.
. study of how people: learn, student outcomes, instructional process, individual
differences in learning, gifted learners and learning disabilities.
. focus on understanding the process of learning and teaching that takes place in
formal learning environments.
History of Psychology
428 – 347 BC
Greek philosopher who argued for the role of nature in psychological development
384 – 322 BC
Greek philosopher who argued for the role of nurture in psychological development
1588 - 1679
1596 - 1650
1632 - 1764
1712 - 1778
1801 - 1887
German experimental psychologists, who developed the idea of just a noticeable difference (JND), which is
considered to be the first empirical psychological measurement.
1809 - 1882
British naturalist whose theory of natural selection influenced the functionalist school and the field of
1832 - 1920