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Psychology of Learning




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Course level: Continuing Teacher Education

The course introduces theories and concepts in psychology that will foster academic success and provide students with opportunities to synthesize and apply that knowledge. This course is not available for enrollment to residents of Alabama, Arkansas, and Kentucky.



What you'll learn

Course skills and outcomes

Week 1

  • Discover personal characteristics that promote growth and success.
  • Identify ways to leverage personal strengths for growth.

Week 2

  • Demonstrate SMART goal setting for personal and academic goals.
  • Recognize causes and symptoms of stress, as well as ways to manage stress.
  • Examine how to use communication skills to resolve conflicts.

Week 3

  • Compare the values of self-esteem and self-acceptance.
  • Distinguish between self-defeating attitudes and positive beliefs.

Week 4

  • Evaluate academic, personal, and professional priorities.
  • Identify ways to overcome procrastination.
  • Distinguish between intrinsic motivation and extrinsic motivation.
  • Identify personal motivation, wants, and needs.


Why take courses at University of Phoenix

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We’ve been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission ( for more than 40 years.

Real-world instructors

Learn from instructors who bring an average of 25 years of working experience to the classroom.

Affordable and potentially reimbursable

Our tuition and fees are competitive and fixed. Also, check to see if your employer will cover you for this course.

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