15 Credits AUTUMN



Aims/Description: This unit promotes student skills in distance/e-learning, participating in on-line activity and use of e-resources. It presents theories of cognitive development, how these inform our understanding of children's learning and the development of educational practice, and the interaction of learning and language. The individual differences in learning abilities within children in school are considered, including those children who may have significant difficulties across all learning and those who may have specific difficulty with certain aspects of learning. Course content is delivered across a continuum to allow students to develop from their own level of existing knowledge and understanding.

Staff Contact: Dr Kate Trott
Teaching Methods: Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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