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PDC59424 - Brain Science and the future of Education

Course Details

Course Summary

Education is being enhanced and changed by the evidence-based findings from the new field of Educational Neuroscience (Brain Science). In this online Short Course, you will learn about new and emerging understandings of the brain from neuroscientific research and their profound implications for education. Topics include: the utility of existing and emerging brain scanning technologies, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, the utility of online gaming, and being a researcher-practitioner in your context. Hold onto your seat as we gaze to our exciting (r)evolution in Education!

The fee for this short course will be $180.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements to enrol in this course, however, it is relevant to anyone involved in education who would like to complete studies in a flexible and self-paced environment to gain neuroscientific insights to inform practices.

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
  • Psychology, Social Work and Community Services
Skill Area
  • Child Care
  • Community Services
  • Education Support
  • Youth Services

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
CRICOS Codes
Not Applicable

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 for registration and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the course, students will be awarded 20 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours and a CQUniversity Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard Course Structure

20 hours

  • Online
No units are associated with this course


Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Explore views of the evolving near future of Education to more brain-friendly teaching and learning
  2. Critique views of the near future of Education using contemporary and emerging findings about brain-friendly teaching and learning.

Assessment

Online Quiz

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