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This course examines concepts and theories from educational, social, and developmental psychology as they pertain to teaching and learning. The course provides opportunities for pre-service teachers embarking on a teaching career in primary and secondary schools to develop their understanding of how students learn and how teachers can help students to learn. The course also examines learning in a social context, demonstrating how the complex social nature of schools impacts on students development and academic achievement.
|Faculty||Faculty of Education and Arts|
|School||School of Education|
Semester 1 - 2014
Upon completion of this course, students will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of: 1. typical developmental trends (physical, intellectual, and social) in students as they move through primary and secondary school; 2. individual variation, that not all students exhibit similar developmental trends; 3. current theories of learning and ways in which teachers can assist students to learn; 4. how teachers can encourage their students to self-regulate their learning; 5. how students’ skills, interests, and prior knowledge impact on their learning; 6. how students vary in the way they approach learning; and 7. the social nature of schooling and the ways in which social interaction in schools and in the broader community can help or hinder learning.
|Modes of Delivery||Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
|Course Materials||None listed|
|Timetable||2014 Course Timetables for EDUC6735|