SEED 7507X Sociocultural and Developmental Approaches to Teaching and Learning in Diverse Classrooms

45 hours seminar, plus conference; 25 hours field experience, 3 credits

Sociocultural, developmental, psychological, and educational approaches to understanding and nurturing motivation, curiosity and learning in middle childhood, and adolescent years. Exploration of theories of social and emotional learning, interpersonal interaction, culture, race, gender, role of language and literacy; implications for teaching and learning practices, planning and assessment. Considerations for learners with special needs, and diverse and gifted learners. Field experience (25 hours) and field study required.


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