Cognition and Learning
Instructor: Assoc Prof Dr Norazila Abd Aziz, Assoc Prof Dr Fitri Suraya & Dr Julia Lee Ai Cheng
This course focuses on how people learn. Students explore the mechanisms and principles of Behavioral Changes, Knowledge Acquisition, and Learning Processes that relates to the activities of the human mind. Topics covered include Behaviorist and Cognitivist theories, Human Memory, Role of Information Processing System, Knowledge Representation, Metacognition, Role of Emotions in Learning, and Higher Order thinking processes. Students also learn about Types of Intelligences and This course focuses on how people learn. Students also learn about Types of Intelligences and their relationship with the brain and learning. Students participate in in-class and online discussions which extend their understanding of topics presented in the course.
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