Spring 2014 not offered
|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.
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|Course Format: Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CIVI-MN)(EDST-MN)(EDST)(PSYC)(SISP)