Cognitive Science in Education

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In the Cognitive Science in Education program, students examine the cognitive mechanisms that underlie learning and thinking in school and non-school settings. Our program trains students in basic theories of human cognition, the practice and interpretation of empirical cognitive and developmental research, and how to use research to improve educational practices and develop innovative methods built around new technologies. The curriculum includes cognitive, developmental and educational psychology, and computer science which provide students with a valuable perspective on cognition and learning.

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In our M.A. program, students examine the cognitive mechanisms that underlie learning and thinking in school and non-school settings. Our program trains students in basic theories of human cognition, and the practice and interpretation of emperical cognitive and developmental research.

In our Master of Education program, our students focus on cognitive, behavioral, and development analysis. Areas of focus include: Cognition and Learning, Intelligent Technologies, Reading Research, Cognitive Studies of Educational Practice, Creativity and Cognition, Learning Analytics, and eLearning in the Workplace.

The Doctor of Education program train students in the basic theories of human cognition, the practice and interpretation of empirical cognitive and developmental research, as well as how to use research to improve educational practices and develop innovative methods built around new technologies.

Our Ph.D. program trains students in the basic theories of human cognition, the practice and interpretation of empirical cognitive and developmental research, as well as how to research to improve educational practices and develop innovative methods built around new technologies.

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