Presents theories and concepts of human development, learning, and motivation and applies them to interpreting and explaining human behavior and interaction in relation to teaching across the developmental span from early childhood to adulthood. Requires field experience of a minimum of 15 clock hours in instructor-approved educational agencies. Prerequisite: PSY 100 or PSY 110.
Introduces the characteristics and instructional needs of exceptional learners with an overview of principles, procedures, methods, and materials for adapting educational programs to accommodate the integration of exceptional children in regular classrooms, when appropriate. Requires field experience of a minimum of 12 clock hours in instructor-approved educational agencies. Prerequisite: EDP 202 with an earned grade of C or higher.