HPL-720 : Cognition Brain-Based Learning

Academic Level:
Graduate
Department:
Education
Subject:
Education
Prerequisites:
None
Credits:
3

This course focuses on the science of learning, specifically on how advancements in science are helping us to understand cognition and cognitive development. Memory and the structure of knowledge and the role of emotions, relationships, culture, and experience affecting the learning process are examined. Monitoring processes that govern learning, including metacognition, are emphasized as an essential component in the creation of High Performance Learning environments designed to bring forth each learner's capacity to define her/his learning goals, transfer what s/he has learned to new problems and settings, and to assess her/his own learning. 3 credits PREREQUISITES: HPL 700 and 710 CO-REQUISITE: HPL 730