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Psychological Theories of Learning and Motivation
PSYC 226
Spring 2023
Section: 01   02  
Crosslisting: NS&B 238

The goals of this course are to help students develop practical, evidence-based skills for effective classroom learning, understand and appreciate research on the neuroscience of learning and motivation across species, and apply theories of learning and motivation to understanding human behavior. Course objectives for achieving these goals include: implementing evidence-based practices; dispelling myths about learning; explaining mechanisms of memory consolidation and factors that modulate it; distinguishing between and identifying components of operant and classical conditioning; and explaining how each theory of motivation can be used to understand why people behave in certain ways.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: NSM PSYC
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Student Option
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: PSYC105 OR NS&B213
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (EDST-MN)(EDST)(NS&B)(PSYC)
Past Enrollment Probability: 50% - 74%

Last Updated on MAY-29-2024
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