Human Development and Learning (9874.1)
|Level:||Undergraduate First Year Level|
|HECS Bands:||1, 4|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Education, Science, Technology & Maths|
|Discipline:||Academic Program Area - Education|
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- Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (165995) - View
- Winter Term, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (166225) - View
- Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (148786) - View
- Winter Term, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (162242) - View
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This unit introduces students to theories and research related to human development and human learning across the lifespan comprising physical, social, emotional and cognitive development. The unit explores how: learning and behaviour is explained by development; the study of human development is interdisciplinary; development is interrelated and dynamic; humans learn and process information; traditional and contemporary learning theories can be applied to instructional practice.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Describe key aspects of physical, social, emotional and cognitive development through the life span;
2. Describe distinctive features of various learning theories including behaviourism, cognitivism, social cognitivism and schema theory;
3. Describe theories that explain how humans process information; and
4. Apply learning theory and research to instructional practice.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 2, 2017
- Winter Term, 2017
- Semester 2, 2016
- Winter Term, 2016
1 hour lecture per week, plus 2 hour Tutorial per week (and online requirements).
Enrolment in an Education course.