This course will study learning and memory and how the brain processes information for memory retention and retrieval. The anatomy of the brain and how brain cells function as well as chemical reactions that facilitate the memory and learning process are explained. Teachers will learn about the different types of memory, such as semantic, location, emotional, episodic, and procedural and location memories. Educators will evaluate their teaching methods and apply brain memory and learning strategies for improving student achievement. Students will develop a written paper, lessons or activities for classroom applications to help students remember curriculum content.
Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for current K-12 educators who need to complete professional development credits and/or graduate-level courses for license renewal and salary advancement.
Course Materials: How to Teach so Students Remember by Marilee Springer, available at Amazon.com or your local bookstore.
Bachelor's degree required.
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The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.
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Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.
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