Education Psychology And Koohlberg's Theory Of Moral Development

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Education Psychology is used to promote student learning. It uses theories about learning to help find the best approach to learning. It improves teaching strategies. This helps people find the best way to learn, thus furthering their knowledge and improving their lives. If I’m having trouble learning, I can use Education Psychology to help me find a better approach.

The defense mechanism is a part of your ego that helps you cope with a variety of situations. The ego uses defense mechanisms to help make the right decision by handling the tension between the id and the superego. Some defense mechanisms include: Denial, Repression, Displacement, Regression, and Compensation. These defense mechanisms use different techniques to help deal with life’s problems. However, the drawback
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Kohlberg’s theory states that individuals may move up through six stages which are divided into three groups. He states that the knowledge gained during moral development is not lost and influences future choices. The first group is Pre-conventional Reasoning, which encompasses stage one and stage two, and tells that the individual will act to avoid punishment or gain a reward. The second group is Conventional Reasoning, which encompasses stage three and stage four, and tells that the individual’s expatiations of others or what is good for the society as a whole influence behavior. The third group is Post-conventional Reasoning, which encompasses stage five and stage six, and tells that the individual acts upon universal principles such as the principle that human life has value regardless of money. Moral development effects everyone’s daily lives because individuals must choose what is right and what is wrong every day. If I encounter someone and I question their moral, I may be able to determine what stage of moral development they are

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