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Brain Science and the Future of Education - PDC59424

Education is being enhanced and changed by the evidence-based findings from the new field of Educational Neuroscience (Brain Science). If you are interested in learning about new and emerging understandings of the brain from neuroscientific research and their profound implications for education, this micro-credential is for you! 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! As a micro-credential, this course gives you a certificate of completion and a digital badge to display in your profile or share on social media.

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STUDY MODES

Online

Fee

$236

DURATION

25 hours online self-paced learning. Students can access the micro-credential for one year from enrolment.

Education is being enhanced and changed by the evidence-based findings from the new field of Educational Neuroscience (Brain Science). In this online micro-credential, 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!

This is a non-creditable micro-credential which is awarded a digital badge and Certificate of Completion which can be shared to your social networks and displayed in your professional portfolio.

Our micro-credentials are aligned to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

What is a Digital Badge?

 

Micro-credential

Duration:

25 hours online self-paced learning.

Students can access the micro-credential for one year from enrolment.

  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

Award

Digital Badge via Credly

Students can also download a Certificate of Completion, share to social media or add to a professional portfolio. 

There are no specific entry requirements to enrol in this micro-credential, 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.

Our micro-credentials are available for anyone to access. You do not have to be a CQUniversity student. 

Undertaking this micro-credential enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession.

Upon successful completion of the micro-credential, students will be awarded Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours, a non-creditable micro-credential (Digital Badge) and a Certificate of Completion.

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