MSc in Curriculum Development and Instruction
Course Information Package
|Course Unit Title||LEARNING AND COGNITION|
|Course Unit Code||ESPLE513|
|Course Unit Details||MEd Curriculum Development and Instruction (Required Courses) - MA Educational Sciences: Dynamic Learning Environments (Required Courses) -|
|Number of ECTS credits allocated||10|
|Learning Outcomes of the course unit||By the end of the course, the students should be able to:|
|Mode of Delivery||Face-to-face|
|Recommended optional program components||NONE|
Cognitive Science: Introduction to the science of
the mind. Cognitive process and cognitive structure.
Neuropsychological Issues: Brain and cognitive
Cognitive Development: From pure and simple
reflexes to complex cognition (Behaviourism, Constructivism, Piaget, Bruner, and
· Metacognition and Learning.
· Perception: Cognitive
representations, visual illusions, perception without consciousness.
· Memory: Models of memory, long
term and short term memory, working memory, forgetting, memory problems.
· Judgment: Critical thinking,
reasoning, logic thinking.
· Problem solving and decision
· Intelligence and Artificial
· Cognitive processes, emotion and
· Contemporary cognitive theories
and their application (s) in class.
|Recommended and/or required reading:|
|Planned learning activities and teaching methods||The theoretical part of the module (content of the taught concepts) is delivered by means of lectures, documentaries viewing and discussing as well as workshops engaging students in collaborative learning.|
|Assessment methods and criteria|
|Language of instruction||Greek|