NDSU Distance & Continuing Education (DCE)

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K-12 Professionals

Teaching, Learning and Assessment: Improving Student Achievement

EDUC 600




Instructor: Robert Nielsen

Grading: Graded

Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)

Instruction Mode: 1-Way Video

Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development

NDSU Credit Fee: $350

Class Offered Through Quality Educational Programs (Video for Educators)

Course Description:

This course will give you the psychological foundation to understand how learning, motivation, and individual differences relate to improving student achievement. In the videos, you will see demonstrated dozens of strategies that are being successful used to enhance student achievement at all grade levels.

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In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Create effective lessons and units that engage students in the learning process.
  • Increase your students' comprehension and retention levels.
  • Connect with students who are resisting your best efforts to help them succeed.

About The Instructor

Robert Nielsen
Robert Nielsen

Dr. Robert Nielsen is certified nationally and licensed in North Dakota as a professional counselor and clinical counselor. He earned an Ed.D. in Psychology, Counseling, and Guidance from the University of North Colorado. Dr. Robert Nielsen has been a counselor and counselor educator at NDSU for the past 42 years where his research and presentation focus has been stress management. He has taught courses on stress management to undergraduate students, master's level students, and doctoral level students. He has presented hundreds of times on the topic throughout the United States and most recently was invited as a guest presenter in Hawaii. 

**Registration Instructions:

A $14.00 shipping and handling fee will be charged for each order.

If it is necessary to withdraw from the course(s), a $35 nonrefundable administrative fee per course will be assessed.

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