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Developmental And Learning Theories

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Theories on the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual development of learners across the lifespan are the focus of this course. These theories and their effect on the educational process and the design and implementation of instructional programs will be examined. Competency A: Analyze behaviorist, cognitive, social, moral, humanist, and constructivist theories in relation to content area applications throughout the lifespan. Competency B: Evaluate existing instructional programs based on developmental and learning theories. Competency C: Integrate motivational theory with learning theory as it applies to instructional processes. Competency D: Compare and contrast cognitive information processing and brain-based learning.

This graduate-level course is 8 weeks To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 8 weeks

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    Behaviorist, Constructivist, and Cognitive Learning Theories

    • Competency C: Integrate motivational theory with learning theory as it applies to instructional processes. [Wk 3]
    • Competency D: Compare and contrast cognitive information processing and brain-based learning. [Wk 3]
    • Competency A: Analyze behaviorist, cognitive, social, moral, humanist, and constructivist theories in relation to content area applications throughout the lifespan. [Wk 3]
    • Competency B: Evaluate existing instructional programs based on developmental and learning theories. [Wk 3]

    Social, Moral, and Humanist Learning Theories

    • Competency A: Analyze behaviorist, cognitive, social, moral, humanist, and constructivist theories in relation to content area applications throughout the lifespan. [Wk 4]
    • Competency B: Evaluate existing instructional programs based on developmental and learning theories. [Wk 4]
    • Competency C: Integrate motivational theory with learning theory as it applies to instructional processes. [Wk 4]
    • Competency D: Compare and contrast cognitive information processing and brain-based learning. [Wk 4]

    Learning Theories and Content Area Applications

    • Competency A: Analyze behaviorist, cognitive, social, moral, humanist, and constructivist theories in relation to content area applications throughout the lifespan. [Wk 5]
    • Competency B: Evaluate existing instructional programs based on developmental and learning theories. [Wk 5]
    • Competency C: Integrate motivational theory with learning theory as it applies to instructional processes. [Wk 5]
    • Competency D: Compare and contrast cognitive information processing and brain-based learning. [Wk 5]

    Evaluation of Learning Foundations in Instructional Programs

    • Competency A: Analyze behaviorist, cognitive, social, moral, humanist, and constructivist theories in relation to content area applications throughout the lifespan. [Wk 6]
    • Competency B: Evaluate existing instructional programs based on developmental and learning theories. [Wk 6]
    • Competency C: Integrate motivational theory with learning theory as it applies to instructional processes. [Wk 6]
    • Competency D: Compare and contrast cognitive information processing and brain-based learning. [Wk 6]

    Cognitive Information Processing and Brain-Based Learning

    • Competency A: Analyze behaviorist, cognitive, social, moral, humanist, and constructivist theories in relation to content area applications throughout the lifespan. [Wk 7]
    • Competency B: Evaluate existing instructional programs based on developmental and learning theories. [Wk 7]
    • Competency C: Integrate motivational theory with learning theory as it applies to instructional processes. [Wk 7]
    • Competency D: Compare and contrast cognitive information processing and brain-based learning. [Wk 7]

    Motivation in Learning Environments

    • Competency A: Analyze behaviorist, cognitive, social, moral, humanist, and constructivist theories in relation to content area applications throughout the lifespan. [Wk 8]
    • Competency B: Evaluate existing instructional programs based on developmental and learning theories. [Wk 8]
    • Competency C: Integrate motivational theory with learning theory as it applies to instructional processes. [Wk 8]
    • Competency D: Compare and contrast cognitive information processing and brain-based learning. [Wk 8]

    Reading Weeks

    • Competency A: Analyze behaviorist, cognitive, social, moral, humanist, and constructivist theories in relation to content area applications throughout the lifespan. [Wk 2]
    • Competency B: Evaluate existing instructional programs based on developmental and learning theories. [Wk 2]
    • Competency C: Integrate motivational theory with learning theory as it applies to instructional processes. [Wk 2]
    • Competency D: Compare and contrast cognitive information processing and brain-based learning. [Wk 2]
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