Course Syllabus

What you’ll learn

How the brain encodes memories, stores them, and retrieves them for later use;
Why working memory is so important for learning and ways to prevent it from getting overloaded;
Strategies for making memories that “stick” and can be readily recalled when needed;
Misconceptions that many students have about learning and ways to correct them;
How student mindsets and beliefs about learning can help or hinder their academic success;
How to help students become independent and self-regulated learners so they can lead their own learning;
Teaching strategies and assessment techniques that maximize student learning.