Course DescriptionThis course provides the means for every educator to build a base of understanding in three essential learning sciences-neuroscience, cognitive psychology, and educational research-as a foundation to use throughout their careers. By combining all three fields of the learning sciences, the course puts the pieces into a current relevance for every learner in our classroom. The brain-based principles presented show how the brain and mind work in relation to what we know of behavior and learning in the classroom. The course covers the following: cognition and instructional design, encoding strategies and memory, neural plasticity and the basics of physical change; how nutrition, exercise, and sleep may affect learning; and the major roles that emotion, attitude, and stress play in brain function.
ArmchairEd course materials and instructions will be included in the registration confirmation and receipt email, and will be automatically sent to students immediately upon completion of the registration process.
The course materials link can also be accessed after enrollment by logging into the Student Portal and clicking the link listed under View Online Resources.