sap course 1429715558

Course Code & Number:

GPC 208

Course Title:

Learning Environments

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

(2+2+0) 3 TEDU Credits, 5 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: NONE
Co-requisites: NONE
Grading: 

Final Exam - 30% 
Midterms (2) - 40% 
Quiz - 5% 
Oral Questioning - 5% 
Presentation (Oral) - 5% 
Observation - 15%

Year of Study: 
Sophomore
Semester: 
Fall
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Compulsory
Required Reading: 
1. Jonassen, D. H. & Land, S. M. (2012). Theoretical foundations of learning environments (Eds.) (2nd ed.). New York, NY: Routhledge.
Extended Description: 

Student-centered learning environments. From practice fields to communities of practice. Situated cognition in theoretical and practical context. Revisiting activity theory as a framework for designing student-centered learning environments. Distributed cognitions by nature and by design. Agent as detector:an ecological psychology perspective on learning by perceiving-acting systems. Lessons from every day reasoning in mathematics education: realism versus meaningfulness. Socially shared cognitions: systems design and organization of colloborative research. Theory and practice of case-based learning aids.

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to

1. discuss the principles of the educational design 

2. analyze the processes of educational design 

3. discuss solutions to educational facilities 

4. critique the construction of educational facilities 

5. explain his or her own philosophy regarding the definition of a learning environment and what an ideal learning environment should contain 

6. demonstrate knowledge of the historical context of educational design, future design trends in educational design theory, and research concerning the effects the learning environment has on both educators and students 

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Questioning
Reading
Demonstrating
Collaborating
Case Study/Scenarion Analysis
Video Presentations
Drama/Roleplaying
Guest Speakers
Web Searching
Assessment Methods and Criteria: 
Test / Exam
Quiz/Homework
Oral Project
Observation
Presentation (Oral/Poster)

Student Workload:

Debate
11
hrs
Observation
12
hrs
Midterm Exam 1
1
hrs
Midterm Exam 2
1
hrs
Final Exam
4
hrs
Research Review
10
hrs
Report on a Topic
13
hrs
Case Study Analysis
10
hrs
Oral Presentation
12
hrs

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