EXPRL 182 Executive Functioning • 2 Cr.


Expand on information learned in EXPRL 180. Explores executive functioning which includes planning, organizing, strategizing, paying attention to and remembering details, and managing time and space. Learn to use strengths to obtain real-life success at school, work and in relationships. Gain a deeper understanding of how one's executive functioning profile can be an asset in certain tasks and types of work. Prerequisite: Permission of instructor, cohort class.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Define executive functioning (EF) in relation to oneself. 
  • Define and describe twelve areas of executive functioning in relation to oneself.   
  • Describe how executive functions are used in the workplace, school and daily life. 
  • Identify personal goals and priorities related to EF. 
  • Analyze how to reach one's potential by using EF resources effectively. 
  • Analyze and evaluate how to best apply EF skills in "good fit" career paths. 
  • Discuss the behavior of oneself and others through the lens of executive functioning.