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With the Brain in Mind: How to stimulate the learning brain?


  • Course code

    BRAIN_2018 /2019

  • Programme is for

    Lecturers / (assistant) professors / PhD candidates with a teaching task

  • Date

    Several times a year

  • Time

    Two half day meetings;
    Preparation 3 hours

  • Location


  • Trainers

    Thelma Stobbelaar - van der Laan


After the workshop the participant is able to (re)design his/her education and teaching practice to an enhanced student learning experience based on learning motivation theory and brain principles.


Knowledge about the function of the brain has had an explosive growth in the last 10 years. In this workshop you learn to work with the 6 brain-principles from the BCL Institute. These 6 brain-principles can be used in developing and implementing education to increase the efficiency of learning. Knowledge about the plasticity of the brain and views about the develop ability (Mindset) can improve the motivation of learning.
Research has shown that education using this knowledge leads to higher learning results.


Workshop and hands-on practice


Not applicable.

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