|EDUC 2130||Exploring Learning and Teaching|
|Requirements||A minimum grade of C is required for this course for an associate's degree or for entry into teacher education programs.|
This course is designed to provide the student with an overview of theories and research findings in the field of educational psychology with an emphasis on learning. Students will compare and contrast neurological research and various learning theories (e. g. , Behaviorism, Social Learning, Cognitive Learning, Constructivism, and Information Processing) as they apply to classroom practice. Attention will be paid to the role of individual differences in learning, including development, and on ways to promote learning for all students through effective use of instructional design, technology, academic language, and assessment. Students complete a 10 hour field placement and a criminal background check.