Educational Psychology: Learners and the Learning Process

Course code EDUC2102
Available in 2016
2016 Course Timetables

Description

This course examines concepts and theories from educational, social and developmental psychology as they pertain to learning. The course provides opportunities for pre-service teachers to develop knowledge and understanding of learners and the process of learning, and their implications for educational planning and practice.

Availability

Port Macquarie Nth Coast Inst

  • Semester 1 - 2016

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2016

Ourimbah

  • Semester 1 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

1. Understand typical developmental trends and well-being of students as they move though all educational settings

2. Understand individual differences

3. Understand current theories of learning

4. Understand the social processes of learning

5. Apply developmental and learning theories in teaching practices and assessment

Content

The course focuses on key issues associated with child and adolescent development and learning theory. Typically, the developmental component of the course will cover all developmental domains such as cognitive, emotional, social, personal, moral and physical development. The learning theory component of the course typically addresses areas such as individual differences in the cognitive, metacognitive and affective domains as well as assessment of and for learning.

Requisite

This course replaces EDUC1003. If you have successfully completed EDUC1003 you cannot enrol in this course.

Assessment Items

In Term Test: In Class Tests

Presentation: Group Presentation

Written Assignment: Group Blog & Individual Essay

Contact Hours

Port Macquarie Nth Coast Inst, Ourimbah and Callaghan

Integrated Learning Session

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks