Educational psychology

Educational psychology is the study of how humans learn in educational settings, the effectiveness of educational interventions, the psychology of teaching, and the social psychology of schools as organizations. Although the terms "educational psychology" and…

Acquisition of knowledge

Education began in prehistory, as adults trained the young in the knowledge and skills deemed necessary in their society. In pre-literate societies this was achieved orally and through imitation. Story-telling passed knowledge, values, and skills…

Early acts of literacy

Literacy is thought to have first emerged with the development of numeracy and computational devices as early as 8,000 BCE. Script developed independently at least four times in human history in Mesopotamia, Egypt, lowland Mesoamerica,…

Career specific courses

One type of university education is a liberal arts education, which can be defined as a ‚Äúcollege or university curriculum aimed at imparting broad general knowledge and developing general intellectual capacities, in contrast to a…