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Educational Psychology (ED 205)

Explores major theories and principles of learning, motivation, and assessment. Focuses on the theoretical knowledge and the current research and their application to learning and teaching.

Faculty biography

Dr. Jessica Enos is a clinical assistant professor in the Teacher Education department. Jessica previously taught elementary school in Baltimore City Public Schools and Prince George's County Public Schools before finishing her doctoral degree at the University of Maryland College Park. Currently, she supervises teaching interns in Baltimore City and Baltimore County Public Schools and teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses within the School of Education.

Calculus I: Explorations in Mathematical Thinking (MA 251)

A rigorous approach to Calculus for all majors. Topics include limits, definition, interpretation, and applications of the derivative; differentiation rules; antiderivatives; definition of definite and indefinite integrals; and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus.

Faculty biography

Dr. Timothy B. P. Clark is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. He teaches courses along the entire undergraduate spectrum, and particularly enjoys teaching future teachers, Calculus, Combinatorics, and Abstract Algebra. He conducts research in the field of Commutative Algebra, where he studies geometric and combinatorial objects that encode the solutions to systems of algebraic equations. Clark lives, cooks, and bicycles in Baltimore City with his partner and two children.

Mentor biography

Brendan Sweeney is the Program Assistant in the Office of Student Engagement. He graduated from Loyola in 2021 with a B.A. in Communications specializing in Digital Media, and is currently enrolled in the Emerging Media Masters program. He works closely with Loyola's all-in-one engagement platform (The Bridge) and manages the office's social media presence to ensure students can easily put on and attend fun events on campus. Having worked as an Evergreen during his time as an undergraduate student, he is thrilled to be able to work with first year students again in helping with their transition to Loyola life. When not at work, Brendan can be found cheering on his favorite Philly/Baltimore sports teams or at trivia with his friends!

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ED 205 satisfies the social science core requirement. This pairing is recommended for students who are considering a major in the natural sciences, with an interest in education.