EDU 138 - Cognitive Development and Schooling

Approval Status


Date Reviewed

January 2021

Lecture, four hours; discussion, one hour. Overview of theories, methods, and research on children's cognitive development and implications of this work for educational practice. Covers range of research from different perspectives, drawing from domains such as developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, developmental cognitive neuroscience, and education. Students learn about basic cognitive processes. Exploration of ways in which contexts--including those at home, early-care settings, and school--impact children's development. 

Course Type

Upper Division