Select one theoretical model or process for explaining or measuring intelligence (i.e. Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences, standardized IQ tests, etc.). Critically explore the strengths and weaknesses to that approach to understanding intelligence. 350 minimum
Create a 6–8-page description and justification of your ideal learning situation. Your ideal learning situation should incorporate learning theory terminology and concepts and be supported by learning theories.
How do you learn best? What types of resources and support would you need to make the learning process effective? The purpose of describing your ideal learning situation is to apply learning theory, evaluate the role of motivation, and be able to differentiate which components can be applied in a broader context.
By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:
- Competency 1: Evaluate the strengths, limitations, and applications of the foundational learning theories.
- Justify which learning theory best supports a personal learning situation.
- Differentiate between the components of the learning situation that are specific to the individual and those that are more broadly applicable.
- Competency 2: Evaluate the strengths, limitations, and applications of the learning sub-processes.
- Apply learning theory terminology and concepts to describe a learning situation.
- Evaluate the role of motivation in a learning situation.
- Competency 3: Apply evidence based research in learning theories to guide decision making and problem solving.
- Evaluate how effective this learning situation would be with the previous case study and broader population.
- Competency 4: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for members of the psychological professions.
- Write clearly and logically, with correct use of spelling, grammar, punctuation, and mechanics; format paper, citations, and references using APA style.