Educational Psychology Final

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 28

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Educational Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

A detailed review of basic educational psychology. Includes the developmental stages and theories concerning each stage.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A theory is an _______ set of statements that __________, __________, and _________.
  • 2. 
    Continuous development has a ________ as a model for the learning process.
  • 3. 
    Discontinous development has ___________ as a model for the learning process; children learn in _______.
  • 4. 
    In continous development, children of all ages are __________ to adults; the ____________ lie in amount and/or complexity of capacity.
  • 5. 
    In discontinuous development, humans of different ages are ____________; new ways of understanding and responding emerge at ________ times.
  • 6. 
    In one course of development, the development is __________. This applies to the _______ theories.
  • 7. 
    In many courses of development, humans follow _________ paths of development; _______ matters.
  • 8. 
    On the nature side of Nature vs. Nurture, __________ drive development. Characteristics and abilities are _________ over time. _______________ with his book ____________ supports this theory.
  • 9. 
    In the nurture aspect, development is shaped by the _________ and _______ world. Abilities and characteristics are ________ by _________. This is supported by _______'s _____________.
  • 10. 
    The Ecological Systems Theory (Urie Brofenbrenner) assumes that a child is ______ with _________ _________ dispositions (such as size, race, intelligence, etc).  The child is _______ with _________ structures.
  • 11. 
    The structures involved in the Ecological Systems Theory are: ____________, __________, ________, _______ and __________.
  • 12. 
    The microsystem is the __________ ___________ of the learner.
  • 13. 
    The mesosystem is the ____________ ________ _________.
  • 14. 
    The exosystem is ________ _________ without the _________. For example: parents' work, social services, church.
  • 15. 
    The macrosystem is the ___________, _______, _________, and _________.
  • 16. 
    The chronosystem is ____________.
  • 17. 
    Plasticity is the _____ to be _____ to change in ____ to _______ ______.
  • 18. 
    Resiliency is the ability to ______ in the face of ______ to _______.
  • 19. 
    The four factors that compromise resiliency are ________, ______, _______ and ______.
  • 20. 
    Fraternal twins start from __________ sperm gametes and ________ egg gametes and become ________ zygotes.
  • 21. 
    Identical twins begin from ________ sperm gametes and start as __________ zygote.
  • 22. 
    In the Passive Genetic-Environmental Correlation, the child has __________, parents _________ environment that _______ ________.
  • 23. 
    In the Evocative Genetic-Environmental Correlation, the child has ___________, _________ characteristics of child evoke a _______ from the ________.
  • 24. 
    In the  Active Genetic-Environmental Correlation, child has ________ and makes ________; seeks ________ that ____ and ______ genetics. 
  • 25. 
    The three main stages of Prenatal development are: ___________, ___________ and _________.