NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
14–16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND LAGOS SCHOOL OF EDUCATION
OCTOBER 213 EXAMINATION
COURSE CODE: PED 420
COURSE TITLE: SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY OF INSTRUCTION (2 Credit Units) Time allowed: 2hrs
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer question 1 which is compulsory and any other two questions.
1 a) Identify and discuss at least five (5) areas of differences among individuals 15 marks.
- b) Mention and describe any five (5) implications of individual differences for the teaching and learning process? 10 marks
- c) Discuss how the human personality is shaped in the context of Freud’s personality structur
2 a) Discuss with specific examples Maslow’s belief that higher order needs cannot appear until
lower order needs are well satisfied. 10 marks
- b) Discuss the personality structure as propounded by Sullivan. 10 marks
3 a) Discuss four (4) criteria for judging good adjustment. 12 marks
- b) Mention any four (4) possible values of defense mechanisms. 8 marks
4 a) Give three (3) distinctions between positive and negative reinforcement. 12 marks b List any four (4) basic views of man as propounded by Carl Rogers. 8 marks