Mind, Brain and Learning

Examine the intersection of neuroscience and educational pedagogy to optimize your art curriculum and support all students.

3 Credits|8 Weeks|$1197

New neural pathways continue to form at every stage of life. This course explores neuropedagogical learning theories and strategies as they apply to art education to provide a holistic understanding of how to best apply neuro knowledge to teaching practice. Participants will investigate neuroplasticity, neurodevelopmental stages and domains, and the connection art has to learning and memory. Additionally, students will examine neuropedagogical learning strategies to optimize curriculum design that supports students.

See the course syllabus and Graduate Catalog for more details

Required Materials

Additional Materials

  • Computer with basic audio and video output equipment
  • Internet access (broadband recommended)
  • Basic computing skills (see AOEU’s Technology Requirements)
  • Access to AOEU’s online learning platform, Brightspace, to view the course content, submit assignments, and engage in discussion (provided)
  • A Google Drive account (provided)
  • Word-processing platform (Microsoft Office, Pages, Google Docs)


Live Chat 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. CT (M–F)


We'll respond within 24 hours (M–F)


8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. CT (M–F)