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Understanding Cognitive Development and Emotional Literacy to Improve Student Learning

Meeting Date(s):Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Instructor:Alicia Riley-Ash
Contact Hours:1
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Description:The spirit of social justice is often woven into college and universities, mission, goals, and objectives. In an effort to educate students to be inclusive global citizens, higher education institutions would benefit from incorporating aspects of transformational learning into their academic and co-curricular endeavors. This session explores the psychology and sociology of issues, such as implicit bias and stereotypes that perpetuate discrimination and negatively impact college students. The presenter will discuss how educators can use elements of student development theory to better assist students understand themselves and their world more complexly.