PDC57193 - The Social Brain

Course Details

Course Summary

Discover key ideas about the importance of our social brain to our very existence! Learn how sociation affects brain development and gain neuroscientific insights to inform your practices. Cozolino's 'Nine things educators need to know about the brain' underpins this online Short Course. Topics addressed include the need for connection between brains to thrive, learning and memory, good stress/bad stress, the brain-body link, and how quality nutrition and sleep are critical to the optimal development of the brain. Learn too about some common neuromyths such as left-right brain (or dominance) theory and use research-based evidence to gain a professionally informed view.

There is no fee associated with this short course.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
  • International
Fees For detailed information on Course Fees, visit Short Course Fees
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply

For direct access to the course, visit https://cpd.cqu.edu.au/

Study Area
  • Education and Humanities
Skill Area
  • General Education and Training

Admission Codes

International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements, however, students enrolling in this course should work or study in the education profession.

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

This course provides Professional Development for education professionals.

Undertaking this course enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 35 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion

Course Structures
Standard Course Structure

35 hours
  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Gain an understanding of key concepts regarding the social brain that can inform practice
  2. Understand the role of stress in brain development and its impacts on learning and memory
  3. Understand how both optimal learning and wellness can concurrently be achieved.

Assessment

Online Quiz

Where and when can I start?
The availabilities listed here are for 2019 and beyond.
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2018 Intakes
The availabilities listed here are for 2018.

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