The Application of Theories of Learning to Classroom Practice

3 CREDITS    |    TERM 1 

The purpose of this course is to provide a sequence of readings and learning experiences that will enable consistent application of theories of learning in designing classroom learning experiences, developing a classroom learning community and assessing progress towards the expected student learning outcomes. The course covers the primary theories and perspectives related to learning, including behavioral, developmental, cognitive, social cognitive, sociocultural and constructivist learning theories. In addition, the course examines how these different theories address student assessment, motivation, self-regulation and classroom management.