Graduate Catalog 2021-2022

EDD 609 Child Cognitive Development and Learning

3 hours; 3 credits. Examination of the main concepts and principles of teaching/learning that stem from modern psychological theories of cognitive development. Students will analyze and critically evaluate different theoretical frameworks (constructivist, sociocultural, and information processing theory). Using group and class discussions and other interactive formats, students will learn how the ideas of developmental psychology can be integrated into their classroom teaching. A fieldwork component of ten (10) hours is included. Not open for students who have taken EDE 260 or its equivalent.