The Child and Adolescent Learners and Learning Principles (1st Sem 2021-2022)

This course focuses on child and adolescent development with emphasis on current research and theories on biological, linguistic, cognitive, social and emotional dimensions of development. Further, this includes factors that affect the progress of development of the learners and appropriate pedagogical principles applicable for each developmental level of the learners. The course also addresses laws, policies, guidelines and procedures that provide safe and secure learning environments, and the use of positive and non-violent discipline in the management of learner behavior.