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Course

Psychology of Human Learning | EDTH.X308


The principles of cognitive, developmental and social psychology, as they apply to the exceptional learner, are examined in this course. Current research is reviewed as it relates to individual differences, the learning process, and theories and problems of learning, including the impact of motivation and intelligence on the special learner. The fundamentals of physical, motor, social and emotional development at critical stages are examined. This course covers the key human learning theories, including classical, social, Piagetian, and information-processing perspectives.


Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to

  • Understand cognitive, social, and linguistic development
  • Learn theorists and theories of learning (past and present)
  • Understand and apply core concepts of learning differences, assessment, and memory

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