Educational Psychology: Learners and the Learning Process
Available in 2012
|Callaghan Campus||Semester 1|
|Port Macquarie Nth Coast Inst||Semester 1|
Previously offered in 2013, 2011, 2010, 2009
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.
Upon completion of this course, students will be expected to:
* Understand typical developmental trends in students as they move through all stages of schooling
* Understand individual differences in development
* Understand current theories of learning
* Understand individual differences in learning behaviours and outcomes
* Understand the role of developmental and learning theories in informing teaching practice
The course focuses on key issues associated with child and adolescent development and on current learning theory. Typically, the developmental component of the course will cover such areas as intellectual, social, personal and moral development. The learning theory component of the course will typically address areas such as information processing, metacognitive theory and affective influences on learning.
EDUC1003 and EDST1000.
Students who have completed either EDUC1003 or EDST1000 will be deemed to have met the requirements for this course.
Modes of Delivery
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Integrated Learning: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
Tutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks