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Department
Education
Course
EDUC-2511
Professor
Randy Kroeker
Semester
Fall

Description
Universals, milestones, sensetice period. Building foundation of knowledge  Growth spurts/plateaus. Learning is not always a clean smooth development. There are times we  are more capable of learning than others Nature/nurture: temperament What are your biological characteristics?  To what extent are you a product of your environment  Genetic template does not completely determine what we end up being  Genetic inheritance: could be learning disabilities  Ex difference in personality between the same parents  First born: achievement oriented, take control, leadership  Stages or trends  Piaget: Swiss psychologist  Learning in packages not just “more learning”  Ones background impact developmental theories  Forefather of stages of development  Constructivist  Kids are eager active learners; don’t know how to learn or develop capabilities. As we absorb new  information we develop schemes.  Need to construct their sense of reality/understand what is happening to them. This is done by  developing schemes.  Develop schemes: belief systems, organized thoughts sense making)  Assimilation: blend into existing schemes.  Accommodation: new information does not fit into any scheme. Move up to a different level of a  scheme. modify, break through to new equilibration.  Equilibrium: assimilation Disequilibrium: accommodation  Simple ▯ complex : smaller children are only able to understand the simple, concrete objects they  can touch and see. Older children can understand more complex things  Vygotsky:  Russian
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