[ 27 March 2004 ]
CNSG Workshop: 'Paradigm Shift: Effective Approaches to Changing Education Needs'
CNSG organised a workshop: 'Paradigm Shift: Effective Approaches to Changing Education Needs' at the Republic Polytechnic.
Speakers from both the academia and the industry including a consulting psychologist were invited to present at this workshop. The workshop covered topics ranging from the alternative methodology to creative coursework delivery, the use of cognitive technology in training/curriculum development, protection of intellectual property in course work development and the use of e-learning to deliver educational content. Participants were also given practical tips at the workshop on individualized profiling.
Participants attending the workshop
also gained from insight to better understand behavourial
science, the integration of body-mind for achieving peak learning
performance, as a factor to consider in the development of training/coursework
and curriculum. Participants were exposed to general psychological
techniques to instill positive learning behaviour, overcome
mental barriers and the range of mental/emotional strategies
for coping with studying and examination stress, the mental
strength and calmness to ensure optimum learning. Alternative
teaching methodology and content delivery were also explored.
In addition, participants were also exposed to how
they can protect their creation from copyright infringements.