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Deborah Elaine Mccutchen
EDPSY 510
Seattle Campus

Cognition in the Context of the School Curriculum

Contemporary issues and trends in human learning, with a focus on reasoning within subject-matter areas such as mathematics, history, and science. Prerequisite: EDPSY 501 or equivalent.

Class description

In this course students gain exposure to cutting edge pieces of research on school learning. They will also get hands-on experience in using the techniques scholars have developed to study learning in the subject areas.

Student learning goals

General method of instruction

Seminar and guided research consultations.

Recommended preparation

A general background in cognitive approaches to learning (e.g. EDPSY 501 or equivalent) is recommended.

Class assignments and grading

Several short papers and 1 term paper.

Written work and contributions to class discussions.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
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Last Update by Jon Organ
Date: 06/10/2004