Learning Sciences Major

Description: A program that focuses on the multiple aspects of learning in different environments, including specific aspects of the content to be mastered, cognitive aspects of the student, the instructional environment and materials, the preparation and activities of the instructor, socio-cultural and linguistic components, and assessment outcomes. Includes instruction in the social, organizational, and cultural dynamics of learning; learning and cognition; learning strategies; educational psychology; educational testing and measurement; instructional design and technology; and statistical design of educational research. Is Learning Sciences the right major for you?
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Learning Sciences Major

What Courses Do Learning Sciences Majors Take?

The required and elective courses you would take for Learning Sciences majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.

  • Biology
  • Education
  • Foreign Language
  • Psychology
  • Statistics
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