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EDU 116 - Development of the Young Child - Textbook

Resources for EDU 116, Child Development at Hostos Community College.

Module 1: Incentive Theory of Motivation and Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Motivation

Objective: Students will be able to define two forms of motivation and discuss examples of each.

Module 2: Self-Efficacy

Objective: Students will be able to determine examples of self-efficacy in children.

Module 3: Vygotsky's Sociocultural Theory

Objective: Students will be able to analyze the influence of culture, peers, and adults on a child's development, and will be able to articulate the significance of the "zone of proximal development.

Module 4: Social Constructivism

Objective: Students will be able to explain the major feature of Social Constructivism, solving problems.


Modification of Incentive Theory of Motivation and Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic Motivation. Authored by: Boundless. Provided by: Lumen Learning. Located at: Project: Boundless Psychology. LicenseCC BY-SA: Attribution-ShareAlike

Motivation as Self-Efficacy, Educational PsychologyAuthored by: Kelvin Seifert and Rosemary Sutton. Located at Project: Global Text. LicenseCC BY: Attribution

Cultural Psychology. Authored by: Boundless. Provided by: Lumen Learning. Located at LicenseCC BY-SA: Attribution-ShareAlike

Constructivism and Social Constructivism in the Classroom. Provided by: UCD Teaching and Learning. Located at Becoming a Better University Teacher. LicenseCC BY: Attribution