EDUC 708 - Cogn&Instr Classrm
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Education (EDUC)
Department: School of Education
Credits:
3
Enforced Prerequisites:
Doctoral level.
Advisory Prerequisites:
EDUC 606 or equivalent.
Other Course Info:
(non-LSA).
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

The primary goal of the course is for students to become familiar with the field of cognition and instruction. You will read some historical readings to give you a perspective on the field and where it comes from, and also some current studies that exemplify how research in cognition has important implications for education. Because it is a core, survey course, you will not get an in-depth look at any one topic, but you should become familiar with major themes and researchers in the field.

The second goal of the course is for you to learn to critically read and discuss articles in the field of cognition and instruction. You will practice presenting empirical and theoretical articles, identifying important issues, and critically evaluating conclusions.

Course Requirements:

There will be a take-home midterm and final, each of which counts for 25% of the grade. Weekly ~1 page reaction papers will comprise 30% of the grade. Class participation and presentations will contribute the last 20% of the grade.

Intended Audience:

No data submitted

Class Format:

Discussion of readings with student presentations

EDUC 708 - Cogn&Instr Classrm
Schedule Listing
001 (REC)
P
23188
Open
2
 
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W 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Note: Crosslilsted with Psych 708. Class will meet in ES Conference room inside 4009 suite.
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