Explore the latest strategies emerging from Educational Neuroscience for educators to consider.

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Neuroplasticians and Neuromyths
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  • Weekly study4 hours
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What conditions optimise learning?

In this course, students are introduced to the latest strategies emerging from Educational Neuroscience for educators to consider. These provide valuable guidelines for neurologically friendly principles from the disciplines of Psychology, Education and Neuroscience (PEN) – emphasising contemporary Educational Neuroscience.

Many neuromyths abound and educators have often been at the forefront of promulgating them. This sample course exposes these misconceptions.

This course is part of our Study with Australia collection, with free upgrades and digital certificates supported by the Australian Trade and Investment Commission until 31st July, 2020. Explore more courses from leading Australian education providers.

What topics will you cover?

  • Explore the concept of neuroplasticity
  • Reflect on the implications of neuroscience findings on lifelong learning
  • Investigate research-based teaching strategies
  • Reflect on some neuromyths widely accepted by the teaching community

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Explore the contemporary research of world-renowned authors in the Psychology Education Neuroscience (PEN) disciplines
  • Reflect on the impact that can be made to our neuroplastic brain with learning experiences
  • Demonstrate knowledge of neuromyths, neuroplasticity and brain-based learning

Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at teachers, educators, pre-service teachers and those with an interest in the new emerging field of educational neuroscience.

Who developed the course?

Central Queensland University

CQUniversity is Australia’s leading regional university.

Our courses are designed alongside industry and many include hands-on, practical learning experiences and project-based learning. Our commitment to making real-world knowledge and skills accessible to all has seen us being awarded global recognition. We are ranked among the top 2% of Universities in the world.

  • Established1992
  • LocationRockhampton, Australia
  • World rankingTop 500Source: QS World University Rankings 2020

About this ExpertTrack

Discover the new field of educational neuroscience. Study evidence-based research on the application of neuroscience in learning.

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