Courses Catalogue

Human Growth And Development

COURSE CODE: EPY2101
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Course Content and Outline

  • Definition of learning (2 Hours)
  • Classical conditioning(3 Hours)
  • Operant conditioning:  (3 Hours)
  • Learning when to quit. (2 Hours)
  • Theoretical interpretation of learning (7 Hours)
  • Memory (4 Hours)
  • Stages of memory (3 Hours)
  • Forgetting (2 Hours)
  • Biological Basis of memor(2 Hours)y
  • Cognition –Definition (2 Hours)
  • Basic Units of Thinking (4 Hours)
  • thinking  & problem solving (2 Hours)
  • language  (2 Hours)
  • Stage, theories
  • Intelligence (3 Hours)
  • Measures of intelligence (2 Hours)
  • Transfer of learning (2 Hours)

MODE OF DELIVERY

  • Lectures
  • Reading assignments
  • Practical assignments
  • Field trips
  • Documentaries

INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS AND / OR EQUIPMENT

  • Whiteboard and Markers
  • Flip Charts
  • LCD Projectors
  • CDs, DVDs and Tapes