CBDMEDU 6004: Cognitive Bias and Applied Decision Making Strategies in EDUCATION

This Course is offered by: The Center for Cognitive Bias, Heuristics, and Human Behavior in Decision Making

Brief Description: Course identifies, explains, analyzes, evaluates, & manages cognitive bias/heuristic behaviors associated with traditional public and private higher administration (middle school, high school, charter school, prep school, trade school, undergraduate, and graduate schools) and non-traditional competency based education, classroom/online learning, guidance counseling, continuing education, corporate training, simulation education, business and artificial intelligence decision making

Catalogue Description: In this CBDMEDU course specific comprehensive skills to recognize and manage cognitive bias, heuristics, ethical dilemmas, and human behavior involved in decision making related to education: administration, classroom and online learning, guidance, training, simulation, business Intelligence, and artificial intelligence will be taught. The skills gained in this course will help prepare you to apply unbiased principles of knowledge sharing, learning, cognition, and motivation to both innovative educational pedagogy and its challenges; develop a firm understanding of the impact of human behavior in research, assessment, evaluation, learning management software, simulation, and shared learning methodologies; and develop an unbiased analytical and scholarly approach to critically assessing both theoretical and applied knowledge within and across content domains. You will learn to recognize the impact of implicit bias toward diverse populations and how to design and implement effective educational programs appropriate for a broad range of cultural and demographic contexts. This course will cover biases from the perspective of the curricula developer, educator, and the learner associated with online and in classroom learning, training, guidance, simulation, business intelligence and artificial intelligence. At course‚Äôs completion you will have the skills to manage unbiased decision making under uncertainty as well as data driven certainty. Your learned toolset will provide you elements to recognize, understand, and evaluate bias impact on learning, cognitive processes, and psychometric models related to administration, curricula, faculty, and student assessment. 

Roles: Educator, Educational Administrator, Corporate Trainer, Guidance Counselor, Simulation Instructor, Teaching Assistant, Laboratory Instructor, Business Intelligence Specialist/Manager/Director, Artificial Intelligence Manager, Field Trainer