STEM 2010

Knowing and Learning


Psychological foundations of learning; problem solving in mathematics and science education utilizing technology; principles of expertise and novice understanding of subject matter; implications of high stakes testing; and foundations of formative and summative assessment. Every semester. No credit toward Education degree. Prerequisites: Admission to the STEM Education program; university, STEM and major department grade point averages of at least 2.75; STEM 1020 or STEM 1030 with a minimum grade of C or STEM Education program Co-Director approval.

In this class, students will learn about the psychologists who studied children, how they learn and how they behave. The timeline below will give you a glimpse of the many psychologists who contributed to modern education.

This class will prepare STEM students to take the Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT): Grades 7–12.

A timeline featuring Education Psychologists


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