Learning Design
Supporting Executive Functioning in College Courses with QM Standards
To succeed in college and beyond, students must learn to think critically, make the right decisions, and regulate their behavior. These aspects of cognition depend on executive functioning (EF) - central processes executed in the frontal lobe of the brain. Together we will explore how to use Quality Matters (QM) Standards to create courses that effectively support EF. ­­You will learn about strategies and technology tools that can support EF in face-to-face or online college courses.
Learning Objectives:
View demo of course and discuss the design and strategies aligned with QM standards
Analyze and reflect on the current EF support in their design and teaching practices
Collaborate with peers to brainstorm possible modifications to their courses to provide greater E
Intended Audience: Role
Instructional Designers
Intended Audience: Knowledge Level
New to QM
Experienced with QM
Natalia Kouraeva, Instructional Designer, Rutgers University
Natalia Kouraeva serves as an Instructional Designer at Teaching and Learning with Technology (TLT) at Rutgers University. Previously Dr. Kouraeva served as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Special Education. Dr. Kouraeva holds a B.S. and an M. Ed. from Moscow Pedagogical University in Russia and an Ed. D. from Rutgers University. Dr. Kouraeva values diversity and committed to pushing the limits and making a positive change in the lives of all people.