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Educational Psychology
250 Education Sciences Bldg
56 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Voice: 612-624-6083

Psychological Foundations/QME
250 Education Sciences Bldg
56 East River Road
Minneapolis, MN
55455-0364 USA

Tel: 612-624-0042
Fax: 612-624-8241

Learning and cognition/educational technology

Students focus on research in decision making, problem solving, intelligence, text comprehension, reading fluency, technology-enhanced learning, mathematical and causal reasoning, teaching effectiveness, cognition diagnostic testing, and software evaluation.

Students study advanced systems to improve learning through mediated delivery systems. Topics include interactive learning, dynamic-based simulations, software and courseware design, adaptive learning systems, and technology system evaluation methodologies.


Curriculum information

Course Requirements
As part of the requirements, student will meet with an advisor to complete the Graduate Degree Plan forms. Students are encouraged to utilize the Psych Foundations checklists, based on their admission date, below.


Ph.D. L&C Curriculum

MA L&C Curriculum

Previous Years
Ph.D. 2013-2014
M.A. 2013-2014

For students admitted prior to Fall 2013 (Students admitted prior to Fall 2013 may choose to follow the current requirements.)

For full descriptions of all required course work, see the Psych Foundations Courses page.


Program Faculty

William Bart
Panayiota Kendeou
Bob Tennyson
Keisha Varma
Sashank Varma

Adjunct Faculty
Steve Yussen

Emeritus Faculty
S.J. Samuels

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