ELED3113: Human Development and Learning Theories
This course is a study of the physical, cognitive, and psychosocial development of the individual beginning with the early childhood period and continuing through early adolescence. This course also provides lateral entry teachers an introduction to learning theory, various styles of learning, and motivational factors involved in the learning process. Emphasis is placed on the development of cognitive skills using the eight types of intelligence and applying these to practical classroom situations. Upon completion, students should be able to describe theories and styles of learning. This course includes an on-site field experience.