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PSY323Y Psychology of Learning
Semester to be determined

Credits: 4

Description

This course addresses traditional and contemporary theories of learning, conditioning. and memory processes.  Research studies pertaining to learning and conditioning concepts are presented. In addition, this course summarizes contemporary perspectives to enable students and professionals to apply the concepts learned more effectively in their work setting or in their personal lives. Students are expected to write a thorough Review: Reflection/critique of a journal article on a topic (or topics) covered.


Goals and Objectives

·        To demonstrate understanding of the basic learning, conditioning, and memory concepts and principles of both by answering questions on exams and by appropriate application of these principles and concepts to a variety of contexts.

·        To understand the theoretical and empirical studies that support the principles and concepts associated with each chapter.

·        To be aware of the ethical considerations regarding the applications and techniques discussed in the course, given a specified context.

·        To be able to critique research on the use of behavior change techniques.

·        To write a thorough Review: Reflection/critique of a journal article on a topic (or topics) covered. Both the topic and the journal require the instructor’s approval.


Prerequisites
  • AIT107   Computer Applications
  • ENG120   Critical Writing


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