Genetics and Environmental Impacts on Cognitive Learning and Behavior in Students
3 In-service Credits/ 45 hours Instructor Laurie Thode April 1-29, June 1-28, August 1-30, November 1-30, January 3-30
The natural genetic make-up of the body interacts with environment from the moment of conception. While extreme genetic or environmental conditions can predominate behavior in some cases, these two factors usually work together to produce individual intelligence. During this class, you will learn topics which include the understanding between genetic and environmental influences of cognition, environmental cause’s, nutrition and cognitive functioning, birth order and how it relates to intelligence, other important factors that influence intelligence, sociocultural influences on learning and behavior, and addressing behaviors within our classroom.
April 1-29, June 1-28, August 1-30, November 1-30, January 3-30