Week
Lecture Mode
Content
1(6 Feb - 10 Feb)
Live
Course overview for all units; graduates and undergraduates

Module A: Philosophy and History
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A guest lecture by Phil Roberts will be provided online in Week 1.


Module B: Human Development
2(13 Feb - 17 Feb)
Online
Part 1
Physical (including brain) and language development: connection to the acquisition of academic skills
3(20 Feb - 24 Feb)
Live
Part 2
Mental development: Piaget’s theory of cognitive development and Vygotsky’s sociocultural theory
4(27 Feb - 2 Mar)
Online
Part 3
Social-emotional and moral development


Module C: Learning Theories
5(5 Mar - 9 Mar)
Live
Part 1
Behaviourist perspectives of learning
6(12 Mar - 16 Mar)
Online
Part 2
Cognitive explanations of learning
7(19 Mar - 23 Mar)
Live
Part 3
Humanist approaches to learning
Week 8 Class free week


Module D:Individual Differences in the Inclusive Classroom
9(26 Mar - 30 Mar)
Online
Part 1
Motivation and engagement
10(2 Apr - 6 Apr)
Live
Part 2
Intelligence and learners with special needs
11(9 Apr - 13 Apr)
Online
Part 3
Sociocultural factors of learning: culture, gender and SES