Celebrating Learner Differences: Creating Inclusive Classrooms Using Research|
|Course Cluster and Certificates: Disability Studies|
How do humans develop the capacity to learn? This course will focus on the dynamic influence of the cognitive, social emotional, and demographic factors involved in this process, using a research-based framework. Students will be encouraged to evaluate the learning process throughout K-12 educational settings, learn to critique research in the learning sciences, and evaluate usefulness of research in different learning settings. This course fulfills the Category 1 requirement for the Education Studies Major and Minor.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (EDST-MN)(EDST)(PSYC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Weinstein, Y., Sumeracki, M., & Caviglioli, O. (2018). Understanding how we learn: A visual guide. Routledge.
Boatwright, P., & Midcalf, L. (2019). The effects of poverty on lifelong learning: Important lessons for educators. Delta Kappa Gamma Bulletin, 85(3), 52-57.
Chyl, K., Fraga-González, G., Brem, S., & Jednoróg, K. (2021). Brain dynamics of (a) typical reading development--a review of longitudinal studies. Science of Learning, 6(1), 1-9.
Raghubar, K. P., Barnes, M. A., & Hecht, S. A. (2010). Working memory and mathematics: A review of developmental, individual difference, and cognitive approaches. Learning and Individual differences, 20(2), 110-122.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Learning Reflection and Revision
Weekly Reading Responses
Book Club Discussion Groups
Synthesis Projects (Research-based)
Final: Critique of Curriculum/Educational Intervention
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This course may count towards the Category 1 or Pedagogy requirement for the Education Studies Major and/or Minor, or as an elective towards the Psychology Major.
|Instructor(s): Besharat Mann,Rachel Times: ..T.R.. 10:20AM-11:40AM; Location: ALLB304; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 18
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