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Human Development And Learning (EEC-630)

Semester: Spring 2024
Number: 0810-630-001
Instructor: Anita Frey
Days: Tuesday 4:30 pm - 6:20 pm
Note: Traditional In-Person Class
Location: Garden City - Hagedorn Hall of Enterprise 110
Credits: 3
Status: Tutorial

Formerly Edu 0801-607. Portfolio Due

Course Materials: View Text Books
Related Syllabi: Dennis Cowan for Fall 2010*
Dennis Cowan for Fall 2011*
Whittney Smith for Spring 2013*

*Attention Students: Please note that the syllabi available for your view on these pages are for example only. The instructors and requirements for each course are subject to change each semester. If you enroll in a particular course, your instructor and course outline may differ from what is presented here.


An analysis of child development and learning theories, behavioral and cognitive, explores why and how people learn, construct knowledge, and how these theories enlighten the teaching process. Students will consider the interaction of learning theories with diverse populations defined by gender, culture, disability, language, and age, and will construct and model their personal operative theory of learning.

Learning Goals:   B. PERFORMANCE OUTCOMES - based on the 6 goals of the Conceptual Framework1. Scholarship. The student will understand the major issues and perspectives of current trends in Special Education. Knowledge of Special Education legislation.2. Reflective Practice. Students will write a personal philosophy of Special education.3. Social Justice Students will understand critical and ethical issues in the assessment, identification and instruction of special learners, particularly culturally diverse students.4. Inclusive Community Students will develop a basic understanding of the approaches used to accommodate students with special needs in general education classrooms and outside of school. 5. Wellness Assigned readings will be a background for an awareness of the needs of special students based on physical, mental and emotional health.6. Creativity and the arts Students will create an oral presentation in a group, latitude is provided to encourage a creative class presentation.

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