Mission Statement: Park University provides access to a quality higher education experience that prepares a diverse community of learners to think critically, communicate effectively, demonstrate a global perspective and engage in lifelong learning and service to others.School For Education Mission StatementThe School for Education at Park University, an institution committed to diversity and best practice, prepares educators to be effective school professionals, reflective change agents, and advocates for equity and excellence for all learners.Vision Statement: Park University, a pioneering institution of higher learning since 1875, will provide leadership in quality, innovative education for a diversity of learners who will excel in their professional and personal service to the global community.School For Education Vision StatementThe School for Education at Park University is to be known as a leader in the preparation of educators who will address the needs, challenges, and possibilities of the 21st century.Park University School for Education Conceptual FrameworkCourseEDU 203 Educational PsychologySemesterF1T 2012 DLFacultyDr. Alicia G. HayesTitleAdjunct Faculty of EducationDegrees/CertificatesPhD Post Secondary and Adult EducationMEd Secondary Education with specialization in Counseling PsychologyB.S. Social SciencesOffice LocationOnlineOffice HoursI am in the course room at least 4 days a week and will respond to emails within 24-48 hours. Phone conferences may be scheduled by contacting me via email.Daytime Phone270-312-7022Other Phone502-819-9183E-MailAlicia.Hayes@email@example.comSemester DatesAugust 20, 2012-October 14, 2012Class DaysMonday-SundayClass TimeOnline; individual preference but with specific due dates for discussions and assignmentsCredit Hours3Textbook: Educational Psychology: Developing Learners, 7th Edition
Author: Jeanne Ellis Ormrod, Emerita, University of Northern Colorado;
University of New Hampshire
Additional course readings may be supplemented throughout the semester and will be found on the course website.
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School For Education Mission StatementThe School for Education at Park University, an institution committed to diversity and best practice, prepares educators to be effective school professionals, reflective change agents, and advocates for equity and excellence for all learners.
School For Education Vision StatementThe School for Education at Park University is to be known as a leader in the preparation of educators who will address the needs, challenges, and possibilities of the 21st century.
Park University School for Education Conceptual Framework
EDU 203 Educational Psychology
F1T 2012 DL
Dr. Alicia G. Hayes
Adjunct Faculty of Education
PhD Post Secondary and Adult EducationMEd Secondary Education with specialization in Counseling PsychologyB.S. Social Sciences
I am in the course room at least 4 days a week and will respond to emails within 24-48 hours. Phone conferences may be scheduled by contacting me via email.
August 20, 2012-October 14, 2012
Online; individual preference but with specific due dates for discussions and assignments
Textbooks can be purchased through the MBS bookstore
Textbooks can be purchased through the Parkville Bookstore
Any additional resources will be provided by instructor.
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Park University 2011-2012 Undergraduate Catalog Page 98
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