Magna Online Seminars

How to Implement Brain-Based Learning
Strategies in Your Courses


Teaching Students in a Multitasking Culture

Isn’t it time to answer the question of what is going on in our students’ heads? If you have had students who simply seem disengaged, your answer has arrived. A glimpse inside their heads will not only reduce confusion and increase productivity—it will also make you a more effective teacher.

Get that insight from the experts in How to Implement Brain-Based Learning Strategies in Your Courses. When it comes to the learning process, a little insight into brain function goes a long way. In this presentation you will learn to engage different regions of the brain to develop student-centered teaching methods and maximize learning. You will also learn current teaching strategies that address neuroanatomical and neurochemical facets of your students’ learning processes.

About your presenters

Lisa Bloom, DC, FIACN, is a Fellow of the International Academy of Chiropractic Neurology and is a Professor in the Clinical Sciences Department at New York Chiropractic College. A multiple winner of the Faculty Excellence Award, Bloom serves as a board member of the International Academy of Chiropractic Neurology. 
 She has presented at numerous educational conferences on the topic of integrating neurology with teaching strategies including a presentation at The Teaching Professor conference in 2012. Bloom is the creator of the YouTube NeuroDocUniverse channel which is utilized worldwide and is focused on improving clinical mastery in neurological examination and diagnosis. She is a Ph.D. student in Higher Education and holds a Diplomate and board certification from the International Board of Chiropractic Neurology and a Diplomate in Applied Chiropractic Sciences. Bloom has been the featured speaker at conferences in 45 states in the U.S., as well as an invited speaker to many international conferences with recent lectures in Germany, England and Puerto Rico.

Kristina Petrocco-Napuli is the Director for the Academy for Teaching Excellence (ATE) at New York Chiropractic College where she is an Associate Professor. As the Director of ATE, she assists faculty of all departments and rank in course design, development and innovative instructional strategies.

She graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor of science degree in Physiological Sciences. After completing her BS she served as a preceptor for the Teaching Teams program at the University of Arizona in a Biology lecture and lab to assist in implementing active learning. Following her childhood dream of becoming a chiropractor, she graduated from New York Chiropractic College in 2003. With a continued passion for education Petrocco-Napuli returned to Syracuse University for her Master's degree in Instructional Design, Development and Evaluation. 
 Petrocco-Napuli teaches online courses within the Master of Science in Human Anatomy and Physiology Instruction program at NYCC. She has presented at numerous conferences such as The Teaching Professor, Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Professional and Organizational Development, The Lilly Conference on Higher Education and Association of Chiropractic Colleges/Research Agenda Conference.

In this seminar Lisa Bloom and Kristina Petrocco-Napuli will cover how to:
• Apply educational best practices associated with a learner-centered environment and neurological constructs
• Use course management and teaching strategies based on brain function that will enhance the learner-centered classroom
• Adapt presentation styles based on the effects of multitasking on students
• Optimize teaching strategies through knowledge of the key areas of the brain involved in learning
• Identify the basic neurology of the brain's reward centers and create the best parameters for implementing reward systems

Who will benefit

The brain science of learning applies to every kind of student, and this seminar is intended for all institutions. Watch as your students benefit from an educational environment that understands the neurology of learning, engages them in new ways, and optimizes their success in your institution.

Learn how you can use these strategies to create a learner-centered environment in your classroom. Watch How to Implement Brain-Based Learning Strategies in Your Courses today.

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