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HUMAN LEARNING: A DEVELOPMENTAL APPROACH (HDV-284404)

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Course Description:


This advanced level study of human learning across the lifespan from a developmental perspective follows learning throughout life, portraying the role of developmental stages; critical support for learning at each stage; and effects of social, personal and cognitive variations at junctures in development. The study integrates the work of major theorists (Piaget,Vygotsky, Erikson, Kegan, Selman, Maslow and others) with current empirical research. Students will be encouraged to gain principled and practical knowledge about learning trajectories and to apply that knowledge to professional and personal experiences requiring an understanding of learning.

Prerequisites: Human Development and significant exposure to developmental theory. Students should be prepared to do advanced-level work.

This course fully meets the General Education requirement in Social Sciences.


This online course is offered through the Center for Distance Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Upper Level
Credits: 4
Meets General Education Requirement In: Social Sciences-Full

Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Jan. Mar. May. Sep.

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