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2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog 
2013-2014 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSY 3340 - Cognitive Development and Learning

Credits: 3 (3 + 0)

Prerequisite(s): PSY 1800 or PSY 3250 or PSY 2270 or SOC 3100

Description: This course is designed to examine human cognitive development and learning. Topics include the major theories of cognitive development and how they can be applied to teaching children, adolescents, and adults. The roles of motivation, problem solving and intelligence in learning and cognition also will be explored. Additionally, this course will investigate how cognitive theories can be applied to teaching literacy acquisition, scientific and mathematical skills.

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