2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) 
    
    Nov 30, 2021  
2018–2019 Walden University Catalog (September 2018) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSYC 8131 - Theories of Learning


(5 cr.) Participants in this course study in-depth modern learning theory, its historical context, theoretical ideas, research, and applications in various learning environments. The theoretical ideas of the major paradigms of learning, such as behaviorism, gestalt, cognitivism, information-processing, constructivism, and humanism, will be covered. Students also review current theories of cognitive processes, such as language, memory, and intelligence, and how differences in cognitive level throughout the lifespan mediate learning of educational subject matters. (Prerequisite(s): PSYC 8760.)



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