Education 122

Module code OPV 122
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Education
Module content

This module focuses on child development and learning. In addition to the underlying principles of developmental psychology and theories of development, child development is discussed in terms of physical growth and motor development; development of perception, cognition and language; emotional development; social development and moral development. Developmental psychopathology is also introduced. In terms of child learning, the principles of learning, theories of learning and barriers to learning are discussed. In addition, school learning is explained in terms of learning, reading and study skills.

Module credits 12.00
NQF Level 05
Service modules Faculty of Humanities
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Separate classes for Afrikaans and English
Department Educational Psychology
Period of presentation Semester 2

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