This course provides students with an introduction to learning theories as they relate to cognition and developmental meaning. A variety of theoretical constructs are studied to address meaningful connections and diverse learning styles. Conceptual frameworks are explored for engaging children and adult learners using appropriate methodologies. Students apply knowledge of learning theory to the practical application of media-based instructional development in their personal and professional environments. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to incorporate knowledge of learning theories in learning environments.