Winona State University
Online Certificate in Learning Styles (LERN)
#: 1000144   ID: CECT 2251   Section: 04  
New research and information is coming out frequently now about how your learners - and you - learn. Here’s what we know. In the last century, you taught everyone equally by teaching them the same.  But we know we each learn differently. So in this century, you teach everyone equally by teaching them differently.

In this Certificate in Learning Styles, you get the most advanced information about the three most important and most prevalent characteristics you experience with your participants: generation, gender, and the autism spectrum.

Your instructors are some of the foremost authorities in the world on these subjects. They write, and speak around North America, on learning styles.

Individual Courses:
  • Gender in the Classroom
    Instructor: Julie Coates & William A. Draves
    Date: October 7 - November 1, 2019

        Discover why girls waste 30% of their study time, why boys get worse grades than girls, why boys do less homework than girls, and the 5 learning habits girls get in school that hurts them in the workplace.

    Your female students learn differently than your male students. Discover how girls learn. Take away 10 top tips for helping girls learn more, and the 5 tips to help girls succeed more. Then discover how boys learn. Take away 10 top tips for helping boys learn more, and the 5 tips to help boys succeed more.  Get info about research not available anywhere else.
  • Students with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder)
    Instructor: Julie Coates
    Date: October 7 - November 1, 2019

    Today, every school in America has students who have been diagnosed with ASD (Austim Spectrum Disorder)—a neurological disorder on the autism spectrum. The effects of this disorder vary widely, but it is important for every teacher to understand how to recognize behaviors that may indicate ASD. In this course, you take away strategies for working effectively with ASD students. And you will find out how to work effectively with parents to create the most positive learning environments for children and teens with this disorder.

    The course is geared for K-12 teachers, but it is also relevant for counselors, faculty in higher education, parents and anyone else interested in understanding this important issue.
  • Generational Learning Styles
    Instructor: Kassia Dellabough
    Date: November 4 - 29, 2019

    Did you know most electronic presentations are built for the presenter and not the audience? Add impact to your presentations by using the most effective designs. It’s not about the software. It’s about how your audience processes your information. You’ll find simple, key ideas that will maximize your presentation for all learning styles. These ideas you’ll not find anywhere else.
Course objectives, outcomes, and completion requirements are also available.

Please note that these classes may be taken on an individual basis at $145 each. If you are interested in just taking one of these classes, rather than the whole certificate, please contact Adult & Continuing Education at 
Bring to Class:
On the Wednesday before the class begins you will receive an email from Please be sure to add this email to your Safe Senders list so the message does not get filtered as spam.  Open the email you receive and click to accept the invite.  From there you will set up a password and be able to access the online classroom. 
Varied Schedule
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Dates & Times:
10/07/2019   12:00AM - 11:55PM
11/29/2019   12:00AM - 11:55PM