This course is considered an introduction to the psychology of learning. It focuses on the application of those psychological principles to planning for teaching and instruction particularly at the childhood and adolescence levels. It discusses the main learning theories and their applications in the learning and teaching process. These include: traditional and modern theories, behavioral and cognitive, social learning, structural, and the socio-structural. Higher-order thinking skills such as problem solving, cooperative learning, motivation, individual differences, intelligence and creativity are also discussed in this course.
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