This introduction to educational psychology provides students with an understanding of the major concepts, principles and theories, and related research of learning and teaching. The research on learning and teaching is a primary emphasis, with clear connections made to diverse real-world contexts such as home, family life, informal and formal teaching and learning settings, as well as the influence of mass media and digital technologies on the learning process.
Rhetoric and Composition (ENGL15) an intensive, rhetorically based experience in reading and writing that will prepare you both to understand the communications that surround you and to succeed in your own communication efforts. Thus, in this course, we will focus specifically on analyzing verbal and visual texts (our reading) as well as on producing such texts (our writing), always in terms of rhetorical principles. ENGL 15 fulfills 3 credits of the writing and speaking requirement for general education.