In this course, students consider psychological principles and research findings as they apply to teaching and learning. Topics include examination of intelligence, cognition, motivation, cultural diversity, community, and classroom leadership and management. In addition, students will examine a variety of instructional strategies and methods of assessing the learner's progress. Particular emphasis will be placed on the application of research-based practices as they can be used in a variety of learning situations in a pluralistic community. A service learning componant is required.
Prerequisite: Either PSY 202 Infant Development, PSY 203 Child Development, PSY 204 Adolescent Development, or PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology.