This course will include theories of development and learning, sociocultural influences on development and learning, and contexts of identity and health of adolescents. Prerequisite EDU 100 or pre/corequisite EDU 300 (After Degree students). Students may not receive credit for both EDPY 304 and EDPY 404. This course may not be taken for credit if credit for PSYCO 327 or PSYCO 223 is already awarded. May contain alternative delivery sections; refer to the Tuition and Fees page in the University Regulations section of the Calendar.
This course is concerned with aspects of human learning, cognition, and the practical application of these theories and methods within education.
Prerequisite: EDPY 510 or equivalent.
Using psychological theory as a framework, in this course, students explore the effects of technology on the cognitive processing, emotional responses and social interactions of learners across different types of technology, different ages of learners and different learning contexts. The course begins with an overview of key psychological theories then examines each type of technology from a psychological standpoint. This course focuses on the psychological impact of technology on learners, rather than how to use, design or produce educational technology.
This course addresses the theory and practice of teaching and learning in blended and fully online learning environments in both synchronous and asynchronous formats. This course will cover topics such as pedagogical frameworks, instructional design, virtual learning communities, and technologies to support online teaching, and approaches to online assessment. It will investigate how to deal with changing technological environments that mediate the delivery of instruction. This course is taught in an online delivery format. Prerequisites: EDU 210 or equivalent.