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Psychology of Human Learning | EDTH.X308

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

Topics Include

  • Teaching and Educational Psychology
  • Learning, Cognition, and Memory
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Creating a Productive Learning Environment
  • Summarizing Students' Achievement and Abilities

Necessary Knowledge

  • To be successful in this class all students should have working knowledge of Google Workspace or Microsoft Office, proper email etiquette, and an essential understanding of Canvas.

Additional Information

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Sections Open for Enrollment:

Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Quarter Units Cost Instructor
05-02-2023 to 06-27-2023 3.0 $640

Michaela A De Sapio-Yazar


Final Date To Enroll: 05-02-2023


Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Tue, 05-02-2023 12:01 a.m. 11:59 p.m. Online Traditional ONLINE
Tue, 06-27-2023 12:01 a.m. 11:59 p.m. Online Traditional ONLINE