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PSYC 327
Cognition and Education Spring 2020
Division II

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In this class we will read scientific articles about two interrelated topics. One is societal issues in schooling, such as fads, charter schools, tracking, dropping out, international differences, and segregation. The other is principles in the cognitive psychology of learning, such as desirable difficulty, that can be used to improve educational practice.
The Class: Format: seminar
Limit: 16
Expected: 12
Class#: 4111
Grading: yes pass/fail option, yes fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: daily quizzes, 3 presentations, 2 annotated bibliographies, 2 research papers, 1 essay, and class participation
Prerequisites: PSYC 221 or 222, or permission of instructor
Enrollment Preferences: Psychology majors
Distributions: Division II
Attributes: COGS Interdepartmental Electives
PSYC Area 2 - Cognitive Psychology
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