University of Portland Bulletin 2016-2017

ED 301 Adolescent Psychology of Learning

Gives future teachers deep knowledge of how people learn, focusing on children grades 5-12. Learning, motivation, intelligence, and assessment are explored through perspectives including behaviorist, constructivist, and cognitive science. Candidates will use their emerging knowledge of learning theories to make developmentally sound instructional decisions, both theoretically and in practice, in a concurrent field experience. For Education majors and minors only.

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