EDU 2164 – Learning Theory and Pedagogy Climates

Building upon the foundations course, this class will examine various learning theories and the pedagogies that are appropriate for implementing them. Students will integrate knowledge of human development, culturally responsive teaching, constructivism, and critical theory into both theoretical and applied applications. Students will learn how curriculum and instruction reflect particular theories and philosophies, thus preparing them to create meaningful learning environments and experiences for K-12 students, including those for exceptional learners. Requires 15 field hours and a lab. Prerequisite: EDU 1004 or permission of instructor.