Child Development and Learning

University of the Western Cape

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Child Development and Learning

  • Host University

    University of the Western Cape

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Education

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    Main Outcomes

    By the end of the module students should be able to:Understand that children develop holistically and within a socio-cultural context
    Discuss the impact of physical, emotional, social and cognitive factors on learning and academic achievement
    Discuss and debate notions of intelligence
    Apply theories of development and learning to classroom situations Demonstrate understanding of key theoretical concepts in the teaching and learning process

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.