Learning Differences in Boys & Girls
Instructor: Dewey Walsh
Spring, Summer & Fall (Ongoing)
Instruction Mode: Correspondence
Academic Level: K-12 Professional Development
NDSU Credit Fee: $280
This course will provide information on the learning differences between boys and girls. The text and readings will address a number of areas in which boys and girls differ in learning, brain function and language development.
Participation in this course will be provided with research and information to help in developing a background for planning gender based classroom activities, strategies, and other innovations.
The required text is: Gurian, M, and Ballew, A, (2003). The boys and girls learn differently. Action Guide for Teachers. CA: Jossey-Bass. Textbook can be ordered from http://www.amazon.com
About The Instructor
Dewey J. Walsh, Ed.D. was a public school teacher and guidance counselor for 34 years. Dewey taught graduate-level professional education classes through Moorhead State University, Moorhead, MN for 10 years and the University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN, for 26 years. Dewey was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota where he attended the University of North Dakota, earning a B.S. & M.A. in Education and a Doctorate in Teacher Education.
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