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MA Early Childhood Education
Course Description

EDUC 236
Development and Learning : Infancy through Adolescence

Overview of developmental processes related to planning educational programs for the preschool- and elementary school-aged child, with an emphasis on cognitive development. Implications of physical, cognitive, affective, and social development will be studied. Techniques for assessing individual development within clinical and classroom settings will be discussed and tried. Theories of development, particularly those of Piaget and Vygotsky, will be considered in light of educational issues such as developmental, cultural, socioeconomic, and linguistic differences.

Course Credit:

Linda Kroll

Open to graduate students only.


Last Updated: 9/21/17