Types of Learning and the Developing Brain
This course examines some of the diverse types of learning that humans must master in response to the complex social and cultural environments in which they develop. Structural changes that occur in the brain in response to learning are covered, as are the processes characteristic of different life stages. The course emphasizes the reciprocal nature of the relationship between brain development and learning.
This course is based upon material published by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in How People Learn II: Learners, Contexts, and Cultures, and is available as an open access article.
This course on types of learning is designed for social workers, professional counselors, psychologists, nurses, and substance abuse counselors, who do clinical work. This course is appropriate for beginning, intermediate and advanced level practitioners who wish to develop their understanding brain development and learning. The course material includes a review of the reciprocal nature of brain development and learning. It may also be useful for licensed clinicians who require clinical continuing education courses for license renewal.
Contributors: Committee on How People Learn II: The Science and Practice of Learning; Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences; Board on Science Education; Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Learning Objectives: This course will provide the practitioner with detailed information regarding learning and brain development. Specifically, a professional will:
• Describe various types of learning and how they are shaped by social and physical environmental factors
• Identify models of age-related change in brain structure that affect learning
• Recognize the reciprocal nature of the relationship between brain development and learning
Citation: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. How People Learn II: Learners, Contexts, and Cultures. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.
This Ce-Classes.com course is approved for CE credit by:
- The American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Ce-Classes.com maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
- Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org Approved Continuing Education Program (ACE). Approval Period: 1/5/11 – 1/5/14. (Provider # 1142) Ce-Classes.com maintains responsibility for the program. Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.
- Ce-Classes.com is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. Provider #6320 Expires 5/31/2017.
- The National Association of Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) Provider #656
- The Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Provider #852 BAP-Expires 3/2013
- The California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Continuing Education Provider – PCE 4297.
- The California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC) Provider Number OS-12-174-1114 Expires 11-2014
- The Texas Board of Social Work Examiners, Continuing Education Provider – 5674 expires 4/30/2013.
- The Texas Board of Professional Counselors, Continuing Education Provider – 1622 expires 2/28/2014.
- Massachusetts Authorization Number: 1983
- Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board – Provider # RCST031201 expires 3/31/2013.
- The Florida Board of Nursing (CE Provider #: 50-4896) Expires 10/31/2014 Do not send certificates to the Florida Board of Nursing. You must keep this certificate for 4 years.
- The California Board of Registered Nursing. CEP 15647 Expires 11/30/2014.
This course is Non Interactive .