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Uncommon Sense Teaching

Practical Insights in Brain Science to Help Students Learn

Barbara Oakley, Beth Rogowsky, Terrence J. Sejnowski


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Tarcherperigee, 9780593329733, 336pp.

Publication Date: June 15, 2021

About the Author

Barbara Oakley, Ph.D., is the bestselling author of A Mind for Numbers and a professor of engineering at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. Her research involves bioengineering with an emphasis on neuroscience and cognitive psychology. Dr. Oakley is an internationally recognized expert on learning and on creating high-quality online materials for massive open online courses (MOOCs). With Terrence Sejnowski, she teaches one of the world's most popular MOOCs, called Learning How to Learn.Beth Rogowsky, Ed.D., is a professor of education at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. She has fourteen years of experience teaching English language arts to middle-schoolers in rural and urban public schools. Terrence Sejnowski, Ph.D., is the Francis Crick Professor at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies, where he directs the Computational Neurobiology Laboratory. He is among only twelve living scientists who have been elected to the Institute of Medicine, the National Academy of Sciences, and the National Academy of Engineering.