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Executive Functioning in Online Environments

Increased autonomy can bring its own set of challenges for students learning independently online. Through a case story example, learn strategies for supporting students in this new environment.



This resource provides a brief definition of Executive Funcitoning, a video Example and strategies for Supporting Executive Functioning in Online Environments. Why is this important for higher education? The landscape of online education is changing rapidly. While executive functioning is relevant for learning in general, executive functioning (EF) processes are particularly critical for postsecondary students who participate in online learning as students are required to be far more autonomous.


Grade/Age Level:

Higher Education

UDL Guidelines:

Executive Functions

Teaching Practices:

Planning for Learner Variability

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Posted date:

May 4, 2020
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