Wired to Grow: The Neuroscience of Change

Tuesday, August 29 2017
10:00am to 12:00pm
Corwin Pavilion


Recent developments in neuroscience illuminate how the brain learns, builds memories, and develops habits. This research is shaping how learning should be designed by educators and experienced by learners. Some scholars argue that learning show now be defined as “an event that produces a permanent neurological change.” This session will identify key findings on the neuroscience of learning and how these principles can enhance instructional design and delivery in education and workplace settings, including the powerful benefits of blended learning, microbursts and the flipped classroom. In addition, discover how to enhance your own learning through simple techniques and strategies. Britt Andreatta is an internationally recoginized though leader, author and speaker formerly of UCSB, Lynda.com and LinkedIn.

The Gaucho Growth Speaker Series for Summer 2017 is presented by the Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services in partnership with Human Resources. All staff are invited to attend these sessions which will be held in Corwin Pavilion.