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Research Methods in Cognitive Development and Education


PSYC 206
Fall 2013
Section: 01  
Certificates: Civic Engagement, The Study of Education
Course Cluster: Disability Studies, Service-Learning

This course introduces students to translational research in psychology: research that draws on psychological science to inform practice. The course is built around a central case study, the acquisition of numerical concepts in deaf children. We will cover existing research on cognitive and language development, deaf education, and teaching strategies to understand the relationship between research and practice in these areas.

The service-learning component of the course, in which students will spend two hours per week in a preschool, provides a hands-on opportunity to interact with preschool children and learn firsthand about their learning environment and styles. Although the service-learning component will generally entail work in hearing preschools, opportunities will be available for observation and volunteering in schools for deaf children.
Credit: 1.25 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS PSYC
Course Format: DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: PSYC105
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (PSYC)(SISP)
Past Enrollment Probability: Less than 50%

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