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EQ109 - Theories of Learning

  • Module code: EQ109
  • Module name: Theories of Learning
  • Department: Centre for Education Studies
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

1. To introduce students to a range of theorists and theories of learning for three complementary reasons: a) to give a basic knowledge of the range of theories and theorists relating to education, development and learning. b) to afford opportunities to critically consider how such theories relate to educational practice. c) to interrogate own learning in light of these. 2. To discuss and debate concepts relating to lifelong learning

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of this module students will: 1. Have a basic understanding and knowledge of the range of theories and theorists relating to education and learning. 2. Consider how these theories relate to and influence current educational practice. 3. Have an understanding of the concept of lifelong learning and consider how it relates to their own continued learning.

Timetabled teaching activities

10 x 3 hour interactive lecture.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: EQ109-15)
A (Assessed work only) 2000 word essay 100%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed (visiting/exchange students) 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Undergraduate Psychology with Education Studies (C804) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Education Studies (X35B) - Year 1
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