Intro to the Psychology of Early Learning

Intro to the Psychology of Early Learning - PSY128

A study of the science of psychology as it relates to early learning perspectives and best practice: including the topic areas of, 1) psychology as a discipline; 2) historical early learning philosophies; 3) non-Western early learning perspectives; 4) modern early learning perspectives. Psychological learning theories and concepts will be studied with the intent that students recognize how these theories are integrated into early learning methods and best practices. Students will have the opportunity to compare and contrast different perspectives on early learning, as well as recognize a variety of theoretical approaches to early learning.