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Gender in the Classroom

Adult Programs / Professional Development -
Adult Online Professional & Personal Development Fall 2022

Discover how girls learn. Take away 10 top tips for helping girls learn more, and the 5 tips to help girls succeed more. Then discover how boys learn. Take away 10 top tips for helping boys learn more, and the 5 tips to help boys succeed more. Get info about research not available anywhere else.

This course can be taken alone or as part of the 3 course Certificate in Learning Styles.

Class Details

Unit 1:
  • The Brain and Gender Differences
  • The brain and learning
  • The female brain
  • The male brain
  • Summary of neurological and hormonal differences
Unit 2:
  • Helping Girls Learn More
  • How girls learn
  • Classroom techniques and activities that help girls learn
  • Helping girls with spatial skills and STEM
  • The 10 strategies for helping girls learn more
Unit 3:
  • Helping Boys Learn More
  • How boys learn
  • Classroom techniques and activities that help boys learn
  • Helping boys with language skills
  • The 10 strategies for helping boys learn more
Unit 4:
  • Helping Both Girls and Boys Succeed More
  • Helping girls succeed in the workplace
  • Helping boys succeed with college
  • Grading learning and knowledge
  • Gender neutral grading

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Julie Coates

LERN Instructor

Julie Coates is an experienced researcher, teacher and trainer in the area of students with ASD. She teaches courses at the graduate level in adult and higher education for the University of South Dakota, does seminars, training and online courses for K-12 teachers, and has experience teaching in an elementary school. Coates wrote the pioneering book Generational Learning Styles. She authored a chapter on students with ASD as co-author of the new book, The Pedagogy of the 21st Century.

William A Draves

LERN Instructor

William A. Draves is one of the foremost authorities in the world on teaching online. More than 6,000 faculty and teachers have taken this course. He did his graduate work in education, with an emphasis on adult education, from The George Washington University in Washington DC.

Draves has taught for over thirty years, including teaching at the graduate level. His books include "How to Teach Adults," the most popular book ever written on the subject, and "Energizing the Learning Environment."

He has been interviewed by, The New York Times, NPR, NBC Nightly News, Washington Post, Virtual University News, Chronicle of Higher Education and other national media.

Draves is author of the book, "Advanced Teaching Online," which is used as the text book for this course. This course is part of the Certified Online Instructor (COI) designation, the most recognized certification for online teaching in higher education.

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  Learning Resources Network, Inc , Julie Coates , William A Draves

Virtual Class
Sun-Sat, Oct 3 - Oct 28
12:01 AM - 11:59 PM


Min Age   16 yr.

$ 145.00
single course

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