School Of Education

Psychology for TeachingWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101397.1


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
This is a core unit and only available to students enrolled in courses 1609 Master of Teaching (Secondary), 1610 Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Secondary) and 1606 Master of Teaching (Secondary) Advanced and Non-Award students.

About this Unit
In 2010 this unit replaced by 101642 - Positive Learning Environments. This unit focuses on understanding how children and adolescents grow, develop and learn. It explores how educational and developmental psychology underpin and inform curriculum development and pedagogical practice. Theories of learning, motivation, development and behaviour management will be critically analysed, to ensure that students can employ these theories and principles to create positive environments for effective teaching and learning.

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