Enjoy the flexibility of online learning
Earn three graduate credits
Architecture of Learning is a strategic process for designing instruction based on neurocognitive research. So, this course is designed the way the brain learns. You get to experience how the process works and then you learn to do it yourself.
in the course
Friends University will process all enrollments and grant three graduate credits upon course completion
the sessions & participate in assignments
Learn in the same way you’ll teach your students
your instruction with confidence
Just what you especially need for challenging times
Architecture of Learning equips me for more powerful teaching by helping me think about each part of the process needed for effective learning and use that to inform my planning.
THIS COURSE IS FOR:
all grade-level teachers • all content-area teachers • instructional leaders • principals • administration • lay teachers
LEARNING’S CORE PROCESSES and TRANSFORMATIONS
Breakdown of how the
ARCHITECTURE OF LEARNING BLUEPRINTS
Templates to guide planning instruction
TEACHING, LEARNING, and ASSESSMENT
Essential tools for growth, communication, and achievement
KNOW IT WORKS
Feel confidence grow as you experience the instructional design model in real time.
TEACH MORE POWERFULLY
See how blueprints guide planning strategically for deep student understanding.
SEE STUDENTS THRIVE
Give students solid, real-world connections and understandings so they learn for life.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is this course self-paced, or does it meet at certain times?
This course is open for five weeks. You can move through the course at your own pace and can attend optional Zoom sessions. PLEASE NOTE: The course is divided into three parts and each part has its own completion date.
Are these credits transferable?
Friends University is a fully accredited institution so its credits are transferable. However, you will want to make sure your current institution will accept these credits. Reference the Architecture of Learning (Online) Syllabus for details if necessary.
Our school would like to attend, but these dates don’t work. Can we request dates we know our staff could attend?
Possibly. Let us know your dates.
Course enrollment is $255 for three credit hours and is handled by Friends University, a fully accredited institution. (NOTE: This fee will increase to $345 the next time this course is offered.)
When enrollment opens, Architecture of Learning course details will be in the online 2021 Spring Graduate Workshop Booklet. (To search the booklet for this course: on a Mac, hit cmd-F and enter Washburn; on a PC, hit ctrl-F and enter Washburn.)
NOTE: To begin the enrollment process, you will be required to complete the Online Application for Graduate Workshop Attendance. The process is simple and will establish or update your online portal account with Friends University.
Enrollment questions: 316.295.5516
Course questions: 888.622.6932
Get a headstart. The Architecture of Learning: Designing Instruction for the Learning Brain by course instructor, Kevin D. Washburn, Ed.D. is required for all participants.
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