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5 Hour Online Courses

Executive Function: Motivation, Effort, Attention, and Memory – Virtual Summer Institute 2020

COURSE LOGISTICS

  • Type: 5-hour online course
  • Duration: Opens Monday, July 20 with all work to be completed by Friday, July 24
  • Attendance: Asynchronous, self-paced between July 20 and July 24
  • Platform: Canvas. Login credentials emailed the day before the course begins

COURSE MODULES

  • Motivation: Explores the motivational systems that guide our reactions and responses to incoming information, and the importance of motivation for achieving success in school.
  • Effort: Outlines the importance of helping students feel successful as a result of the effort they put forth on tasks.
  • Attention and Memory: Outlines how attention and memory impact students’ ability to achieve academic goals.

MODULE BASIC OUTLINE

  • Presentation of key information about the topic
  • Explanations of the impact in the classroom
  • Opportunities to discuss and reflect on course content with peers
  • A summation of the module followed by an opportunity to complete an application assignment

TYPES OF ASSIGNMENTS

  • Pre and Post-Assessments: These ungraded questionnaires will be completed at the beginning and end of the course in order to self-assess knowledge and application of course content.
  • Discussion Posts: The discussions will require participants to post an initial response and reply to at least one other post.
  • Assignments: The assignments in each module will require participants to put theory into practice as they read and follow the specific directions, and use examples provided as a guideline for format, length, and quality of writing. These tasks will be assessed using specific rubrics.

MATERIALS

All necessary materials will be shared electronically.

LEVEL

This course is appropriate for educators at all levels.

Course Information

Credits
5 Hours
Dates/Time Price
July 20-24, 2020 $100

Registration is unavailable at this time.

Teachers Say...

"I really enjoyed the online experience, especially since I have young children at home and the online class provided me with flexibility."

LUCY PROULX
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER

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