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Explores the intersection of developmental psychology and learning theories from early childhood through adolescence. Across the course, the focus is on understanding which developmental milestones facilitate learning, how people learn, and what teachers do to capitalize on students' cognitive and social skills. Issues of development and learning will be discussed with reference to continuity, sources of development, and classroom practices. It is strongly recommended
students take this course after ED260 or equivalent research methods course.
Prerequisite: consent of instructor & Education 101 and one of the following: Education 210, Education 211, Education 218, Education 222, Education 225, Education 235, or Education 255.