Welcome to the ebook for Theories of Learning and Cognitive Development ED 5060 at Plymouth State University.
All course readings and resources are Open Educational Resources or OERs which means they are freely accessible, openly licensed resources. All readings and media will be available electronically here or via PSU’s Lamson Library online resource service.
ED 5060 is an overview of current theories concerning the brain, development and learning. Analysis of developmental concepts from birth through adolescence and adulthood. Discussion of language acquisition, thinking and learning styles, multiple intelligences, and creativity. Topics include teaching, learning, and assessment issues related to cultural diversity, technology, and learning difference.
This text includes links to required readings and includes learning outcomes for each unit.