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Building Student Confidence in the Classroom - PDC97078

The impact of student confidence on engagement and learning in the classroom cannot be underestimated. If you are a tertiary educator, then this online micro-credential is essential. It is designed specifically to assist you in your teaching practices to promote the potential for student success. You will examine the definition of confidence, the relationship between student confidence and performance, learn how to identify confidence in students, and explore strategies for building student confidence and managing confident students in the classroom. 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.

DOMESTIC
STUDY MODES

Online

Fee

$0

DURATION

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

This online micro-credential examines the influence of student confidence on student engagement and learning in the classroom. It is specifically designed to help tertiary educators consider their teaching practice to promote the potential for student success.  
The micro-credential will explore the following topics:

  • What is confidence?
  • Relationship between student confidence and performance
  • Identifying confidence in students
  • Strategies for building confidence in students
  • Strategies for managing confident students in the classroom. 

This micro-credential is also 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:

hours online self-paced learning.

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

  1. Identify key factors that impact the relationship between student confidence and performance in student experience in the tertiary classroom
  2. Identify strategies to make curriculum and learning environments more accessible for students who lack confidence
  3. Identify strategies to manage over-confident students to ensure the classroom remains a safe learning space for all.

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, however this micro-credential is aimed at CQUniversity staff.

The micro-credential is free to CQUniversity staff using the Enrolment Key found at our StaffNet Page

Undertaking this micro-credential enables staff to be better equipped to support students in a teaching setting. 

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

  1. Once you have selected your desired micro-credential, you can now add it to your shopping cart to enable you to purchase more than one "course" in a single transaction. 
  2. Once you have added all the micro-credentials you wish to purchase, you will be directed to the payment gateway and will be asked to "authenticate" your account on our Learning Management System Be Different. 
    • If you are an existing CPD student, please use sign in options used to access CPD micro-credential courses in Be Different.
    • If you a new student to CPD, please select option “Don’t have an account?” Sign up now and follow the prompts to create a new account.
  3. After successful authentication, you will be redirected to the CQUniversity secure payment gateway. Please add your payment details to complete the transaction. 
  4. Following a successful payment, you will automatically be redirected to the course in the Learning Management System Be Different where you will find your selection of micro-credentials on your Dashboard. 

The micro-credential is free to CQUniversity staff using the Enrolment Key found at our StaffNet Page.