University of Portland Bulletin 2016-2017

ED 300 Pre-Adolescent Psychology of Learning

Gives future teachers deep knowledge of how people learn, focusing on children from age 3 through grade 8. Learning, motivation, intelligence, and assessment are explored through perspectives including behaviorist, constructivist, and cognitive science. Candidates use their emerging knowledge of learning theories to make developmentally sound instructional decisions, both theoretically and in concurrent field experience. For Education majors and minors only.

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