PSYC 2515 Foundations of Learning | UNB

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Foundations of Learning

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Psychology PSYC 2515 Three (3) credit hours

This course examines the psychological theories of learning, including cognitive, social, and behavioural theories of learning. These are discussed in terms of their interrelatedness and the research supporting each. Topics include principles of human behaviour, conditioning, and non-associative and associative learning.

Instructor: Ashley Daniel (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: Introductory Psychology (6ch). Students who have received credit for PSYC 2613 cannot receive credit for PSYC 2515.

Why take this course?

  • Video recorded lectures allow for an in-class experience, but the flexibility of an online course.
  • Study guides assist students in highlighting key information. The study guide review lectures allow students to self-evaluate their work to make sure they are on track.
  • Unit quizzes help students to master small amounts of material at a time, which will assist with retention for the midterm and final exams.

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 1 x Written Assignment (100 points)
  • 9 x Quizzes (5 points each)
  • 1 x Midterm Exam (invigilated, 160 points)
  • 1 x Final Exam (invigilated,160 points)

The exam(s) for this course will be invigilated on an approved date using Respondus e-proctoring software (LockDown Browser). This is a free tool provided with this course. More information will be given once you have been registered. 

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about tuition and fees and methods of payment.