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Course Description

This course is designed to give students an overview of current research in the field of neuroscience and explain how such research can impact classroom instruction. Students will learn the scientific evidence which backs up teaching practices regarding attention, memory, metacognition, emotions and learning, as well as findings for working with students in special education and adolescents. This is more than a brain-based course for educators. This course will give you deep knowledge that allows you to take the next steps in improving your teaching practice.

Learner Outcomes

By the end of the course participants will:

  • Understand the basics of  how research is conducted in  the fields of neuroscience and education.
  • Understand the research findings regarding brain function that are  behind some popular beliefs and misconceptions about learning, memory  and students with disabilities.
  • Have reviewed and critically analyzed research in the fields of education and neuroscience.
  • Be able to reflect on one's own teaching pedagogy and record data on new interventions based on suggestions from research.

Notes

This course is available for variable credits. Please check section information to ensure you are registering for the desired number of credits.
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Section Title
Neuroscience and Pedagogy
Delivery Options
Various Media  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (3 units) $660.00
Available for Credit
3 Quarter Credits
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook

Neuroscience for Teachers, Churches, Richard, Dommett, Eleanor and Devonshire, Ian (2017). Wales, UK: Crown House Publishing Limited.

Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with The Innovative Northwest Teacher (TINT)


Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.


Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

Section Title
Neuroscience and Pedagogy
Delivery Options
Various Media  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (4 units) $790.00
Available for Credit
4 Quarter Credits
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook

Neuroscience for Teachers, Churches, Richard, Dommett, Eleanor and Devonshire, Ian (2017). Wales, UK: Crown House Publishing Limited.

Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with The Innovative Northwest Teacher (TINT)


Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.


Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

Section Title
Neuroscience and Pedagogy
Delivery Options
Various Media  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition credit (5 units) $930.00
Available for Credit
5 Quarter Credits
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook

Neuroscience for Teachers, Churches, Richard, Dommett, Eleanor and Devonshire, Ian (2017). Wales, UK: Crown House Publishing Limited.

Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with The Innovative Northwest Teacher (TINT)


Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year from date of enrollment.


Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.

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