Education 173: Cognition & Learning in Educational Settings (English)

Course Information

The research literature on cognitive processes relevant to teaching and learning is vast and fascinating. The purpose of this course is to introduce some of the many theories of learning and related topics useful to the design of instruction and to teaching practice.
Education Dept. | Education Sch. | University of California, Irvine
Keywords: Education,cognition,brain anatomy,educational settings,Teaching practice,assessment,cognitive development,memory,motivation,self-efficacy,human exceptionality
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Weekly Content

Week 0

Behaviorism_298 (English)
Behaviorism Handouts_299 (English)
Practice Quiz - Behaviorism_300 (English)

Week 1

Memory_301 (English)
Memory Handouts_302 (English)
Practice Quiz - Memory_303 (English)
Cognitive Processes_304 (English)
Cognitive Processes Handouts_305 (English)
Practice Quiz - Cognitive Processes_306 (English)

Week 2

Metacognition Slides_308 (English)
Metacognition Handouts_309 (English)
Practice Quiz - Metacognition_310 (English)

Week 3

Problem Solving_311 (English)
Problem Solving Handouts_312 (English)
Practice Quiz - Problem Solving_313 (English)
Critical Thinking Slides_314 (English)
Critical Thinking and Reasoning Handouts_316 (English)

Week 4

Constructivism Slides_317 (English)
Constructivism Handouts_318 (English)
Practice Quiz - Constructivism_319 (English)
Cognitive Development/Piaget Slides_320 (English)
Cognitive Development/Piaget Handouts_321 (English)

Week 5

Cognitive Development/Vygotsky Slides_322 (English)
Cognitive Development/Vygotsky Handouts_323 (English)
Practice Quiz - Cognitive Development_324 (English)

Week 6

Motivation--Need Theories Slides_326 (English)
Motivation--Need Theories Handouts_328 (English)
Motivation--Attribution Theory Slides_329 (English)
Motivation--Attribution Theory Handouts_330 (English)
Practice Quiz - Motivation_331 (English)

Week 7

Self-Efficacy Slides_332 (English)
Self-Efficacy Handouts_333 (English)
Practice Quiz - Self-Efficacy_334 (English)
Human Exceptionality Slides_335 (English)
Human Exceptionality Handouts_336 (English)
Practice Quiz - Human Exceptionality_337 (English)

Week 8

Assessment Handouts_339 (English)
Assessment Slides_338 (English)
Practice Quiz - Assessment_340 (English)

Week 9

Intelligence Slides_341 (English)
Intelligence Handouts_342 (English)
Practice Quiz - Intelligence_343 (English)
Brain and Learning Slides_344 (English)
Brain and Learning Handouts_345 (English)
Practice Quiz - The Brain and Learning_346 (English)

Week 10

Instructional Strategies Slides_347 (English)
Instructional Strategies Handouts_348 (English)
Practice Quiz - Instructional Strategies_349 (English)