This unit is being phased out, no new enrolments are being taken.
This foundation unit is fully online
This foundation unit aims to build student capacity in information literacy using the brain as an example of a biological system. Students will learn how to access and interpret different forms of scientific literature, develop a scientific vocabulary that will form the springboard for further studies in their degree path; and be introduced to the fundamental principles of neuroscience. Neuroscience is the study of how the nervous system works, how the cells of the system are organised and how they develop and change.
|Unit name||Neurospeak understanding the nervous system|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Health
|Discipline||Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre|
Dr Alice Rota-Bartelink
Dr Alice Rota-Bartelink
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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|Band||Field of Education|
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Quizzes (10%), Short Answer Questions and Scientific Glossary (800 words, 35%),Oral Presentation (30%), Poster (25%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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