Undergraduate Course Catalog 2005-2006

COURSE: 54-207 Learning Theories and Individual Development (3)
This course presents developmental theories of behavior, language and learning.  Students examine their personal learning styles and discuss how these styles affect their interactions with children and adolescents in the school setting. The psychology of exceptional learners, identification of exceptional learners and strategies for working with teaching exceptional learners are a focus of this course.  Students explore the characteristics and learning needs of exceptional learners via the integration of developmental theories using a case study approach.  Prerequisite: 2.75 GPA or above and consent of department chair. Offered: Every semester.