EDUC 308 - Student Development, Differences and Learning

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

January 2022

Prerequisite: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in PSY 101. This course is an introduction to human growth, development, and learning through the lifespan with emphasis on physical, cognitive, and social-emotional development in the school years and particularly in adolescence. The course provides prospective Secondary Education candidates with principles of educational psychology, learning, motivation, and behavior management in shaping how students construct knowledge and understanding. Special attention is given to how diversity (cognitive/social/cultural) and context (home/school/community) influences individual differences in development and learning.


Course Type

Upper Division