Academic Catalog


Course Code: 3780225
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 2(2-0)
ECTS Credit: 4.0
Department: Guidance And Psychological Counseling
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator:
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Basic concepts and principles of learning; learner, learning material, learning strategy, learning environment related factors affecting learning; learning theories, behavioral ap-proach, cognitive approach, humanistic approach, effective learning methods and tech-niques.

This course explores the psychological science of learned behavior in animals and humans. It emphasizes the fundamentals of behaviorist approaches to learning, and briefly covers social and cognitive models as well. The course will introduce students to the fundamen-tals of learning research and to the application of those concepts in both educational and clinical settings.