Psychology and Learning

Summer
Summer 2019 (Full Session)
Olympia
Olympia
Daytime
Day
Freshman-Senior
Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 25
8Variable
Credits per quarter
Variable Credit Options Available

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Taught by

Sara Rose
physics education research, cognitive abilities development and assessment, adult and continuing science education

This program will explore topics in psychology as they relate to learning and thinking. Students will become familiar with the basic concepts of various learning and teaching theories, the nature of knowledge, memory, cognition and metacognition, novice/expert differences, assessment, social influences on learning, self theories and motivation, and the mind-brain connection. Work for class will entail weekly readings, regular journal entries and research essays, and seminar discussions. Students will engage in a 4 credit ILC, concurrent with 4 credits of Learning Psychology, which will serve as a independent learning project for metacognitive reflection key for fully understanding the Learning Psychology material.

This offering will prepare you for careers and advanced study in:

psychology, education, Masters in Teaching

8Variable

Credits per quarter
Variable Credit Options Available

Variable Credit Options:

The ILC portion of the program will be reduced to 2 or 3 credits if the project the student chooses is not substantial enough to merit 4 credits; some students may choose this option based on personal ambition, time constraints, or other credit load.

Online learning:
  • Enhanced Online Learning - This offering requires access to web-based tools, but use of these tools does not displace any face-to-face instruction.
Freshman-Senior
Class Standing: Freshman–Senior
Class Size: 25
Daytime

Scheduled for: Day

Final schedule and room assignments:

First meeting:

Monday, June 24, 2019 - 2:00 pm
SEM 2 A2109 - Seminar

Located in: Olympia