|Short Description:||Learner Development|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Education|
|Student contribution band :||Band 1|
|ASCED code :||070111 - Teacher Education: Higher Educ|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||19 September 2021|
Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in: BECH or BEED or BPED or BSED or BGEN.
BECH/BEED/BPED only: Enrolment is not permitted if EDC1100 has previously been completed.
BSED only: Enrolment is not permitted if ESD1100 has previously been completed.
Students enrolling in courses which do not follow the recommended enrolment pattern cannot be assured of a developmental learning experience or program completion within their preferred timeframe.
Enrolment is not permitted if ESD1100 Adolescence to Adulthood Development or EDC1100 Childhood Development (Birth-12 years) has been previously completed.
This course offers an introduction to the key concepts and issues related to human development from birth to adulthood and how this is linked to learning. The course takes a learning sciences approach that is focused on the development of effective learning methodologies and solutions. The course provides an overview of the typical patterns of development pertaining to the physical, cognitive and psychosocial dimensions of human development. Key learning theories and concepts will also be covered in response to developmental needs and trends. The implications of developmental milestones and learning theories on teaching and learning will be explored, beginning to prepare pre-service teachers for the profession.