EDFD507 Human Development in Educational Settings (Pakistan)
This unit will focus on current psychological principles as they apply to teaching and learning. Topics could include the developmental experience of adolescents including psychological theory, cognition and problem-solving, the self and social cognition, impact of culture and context on development. This unit is also designed to introduce students to some of the basic techniques of counselling and guidance. Significant models of learning and teaching will be introduced and illuminated by contemporary research evidence on selected topics. Lectures and tutorials will encourage the development of a critical and reflective approach to theory and evidence and their application to the secondary school setting in Pakistan.