Psychology of Teaching and Learning

PSY-270 : Psychology of Teaching and Learning

Academic Level:
Undergraduate
Department:
Social Services
Subject:
Social Services
Prerequisites:
None
Corequisites:
None
Credits:
3

This course is intended primarily for students majoring in education or interested in the learning process. Psychological theories related to development, learning, cognition and motivation will be reviewed and applied to an understanding of student characteristics and differences, the importance of classroom environment, and various means of assessment. Emphasis will be placed on the practical implications of psychological theory, a constructivist approach to learning, and the importance of reflective teaching.