Certificate of Achievement

Kamel Marzouki

has completed the following course:

Language Testing During Awake Brain Surgery

University of Groningen and University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG)

This online course introduced language testing in awake brain surgery. It explored the roles of the different clinical disciplines in this complex surgical procedure as well as the steps required to design linguistic tests for use during surgery. Participants developed their own sample test selection, piloted it and analysed the results.

6 weeks, 3 hours per week

Prof. Dr. Roelien Bastiaanse

Professor of Neurolinguistics

University of Groningen


Learning outcomes

  • Identify the complexity of the language representation in the brain
  • Explain the necessity of awake brain surgery
  • Describe the procedure including direct electrical stimulation (DES)
  • Identify the prerequisites of a good language test
  • Describe the complexity of developing a language test battery for LTABS
  • Evaluate the developments of the field


  • Neuroatonomy of the brain
  • Language representation in the brain
  • Brain tumors
  • Awake brain surgery
  • Tailor-made language tests
  • Language testing during awake brain surgery
  • Neurotechnology

Issued on 15th April 2023

The person named on this certificate has completed the activities in the transcript above. For more information about Certificates of Achievement and the effort required to become eligible, visit futurelearn.com/proof-of-learning/certificate-of-achievement.

This certificate represents proof of learning. It is not a formal qualification, degree, or part of a degree.

Free online course:

Language Testing During Awake Brain Surgery

University of Groningen