AN INVESTIGATION OF THE RELEVANCE OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY INTO TEACHING – LEARNING PROCESS

ABSTRACT
This project was on the relevance of educational psychology into teaching learning processes in secondary schools in Enugu North Local Government Area of Enugu State.  The study was specifically aimed at investigating the importance and help educational psychology has rendered to teaching – learning processes in order to achieve these objectives, the following questions were formulated and used: 
What is the relevance of educational psychology into teaching – learning situations? How will the educational psychology help students adapt to teaching learning situations? It there is any way of identifying hindrances to learning and bridging the gap?  What should be done in the case of exceptional students?  
How does educational psychology take of the students in adolescent stage? The population of the study comprises the students, teachers and patents. The sample selection way was by stratified random sampling technique. This was based on single and co-educational schools. One boy school, two girls’ schools and two co-educational schools were selected. Data collection technique sued included literature review, interview, personal using explanation of results from interview, a bit of frequency distribution table and percentages. Findings by those sources arrived at. The researcher found out that the had made positive contributions in the areas of understanding of the nature of classroom, acknowledgement of individual differences, teaching methods, understanding students problems, motivation to study harder, management of adolescents, care of exceptional students and guidance and counseling educational implications were given in chapter five and some recommendations were made to enhance effective teaching – learning situation.

 
TABLE OF CONTENT
Title page i
Approval page ii
Dedicationiii
Acknowledgement iv
Abstractv
Table of contentvii

CHAPTER ONE 
Introduction1
1.1Background of the study 1
1.2Purpose of the study 3
1.3Significance of the study 5
1.4Statement of the problem 7
1.5Research questions 7
1.6Assumption of the study8
1.7Limitation of the study 9
1.8Definition of terms 10

CHAPTER TWO 
Literature Review 12
2.1Meaning of educational psychology 12
2.2Brief history of educational psychology15
2.3Scope of educational psychology17
2.4Contribution of educational psychology 
in teaching-learning process 18
2.5Contribution of educational psychology 
to practices of education24
2.6Educational psychology; a help adolescent stage26
2.7Theories of learning30

CHAPTER THREE 
Methodology and design41
3.1Geographical area of the study 41
3.2Target population42
3.3Sample 43
3.4Instrument development and validation 43
3.5Data collection techniques 44
3.6Planned method of data analysis 44
Reference45

CHAPTER FOUR 
Data presentation and analysis 48

CHAPTER FIVE 
Discussion and interpretation of results 58
5.1Conclusion 61
5.2Implications of the study 62
5.3Recommendation 63
5.4Suggestions for further research 64
References 65
Appendix 166
Appendix II67

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APA

Ugwu, A. (2018). AN INVESTIGATION OF THE RELEVANCE OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY INTO TEACHING – LEARNING PROCESS. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/an-investigation-of-the-relevance-of-educational-psychology-into-teaching-ndash-learning-process-5708

MLA 8th

Ugwu, Anderson "AN INVESTIGATION OF THE RELEVANCE OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY INTO TEACHING – LEARNING PROCESS" Afribary. Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018, https://afribary.com/works/an-investigation-of-the-relevance-of-educational-psychology-into-teaching-ndash-learning-process-5708. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

MLA7

Ugwu, Anderson . "AN INVESTIGATION OF THE RELEVANCE OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY INTO TEACHING – LEARNING PROCESS". Afribary, Afribary, 29 Jan. 2018. Web. 21 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/an-investigation-of-the-relevance-of-educational-psychology-into-teaching-ndash-learning-process-5708 >.

Chicago

Ugwu, Anderson . "AN INVESTIGATION OF THE RELEVANCE OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY INTO TEACHING – LEARNING PROCESS" Afribary (2018). Accessed May 21, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/an-investigation-of-the-relevance-of-educational-psychology-into-teaching-ndash-learning-process-5708