The Science of Learning (FutureLearn)

The Science of Learning (FutureLearn)
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This course is for teachers, NQT, RQT in primary, secondary and FE STEM subjects. Teaching assistants, tutors and ITT may also benefit, though the course will be framed within teaching classroom contexts.
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The Science of Learning (FutureLearn)
Discover the scientific research about learning and apply it in your classroom to help you teach STEM subjects. Improve your teaching by discussing the science of learning. What is learning? How does it work? On this course you try and answer these questions, exploring how you can use the science of learning to inform your teaching and support your students’ learning.

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Drawing upon educational neuroscience and psychology (and combating neuroscience myths), you will learn how to interpret research to be better informed about how your students learn. Throughout the course, you will reflect on your own practice as a teacher, learning how to justify and improve your approach.


Syllabus


Week 1: Busting myths

Week 2: Engagement for learning

Week 3: Building of knowledge and understanding

Week 4: Consolidation of learning

Week 5: The Science of Learning in your classroom


What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to...

- Explore how the science of learning applies to your classroom to provide insight into how your students learn and their learning potential

- Develop your approach to engaging students with their learning

- Apply an understanding of what is happening in the brain to improve your students’ longer term memory and retrieval of knowledge

- Discuss and articulate your teaching and learning choices with your colleagues

- Engage in action research and collaborate with researchers in the science of learning



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Course Auditing
89.00 EUR
This course is for teachers, NQT, RQT in primary, secondary and FE STEM subjects. Teaching assistants, tutors and ITT may also benefit, though the course will be framed within teaching classroom contexts.

MOOC List is learner-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.