Does music and dance construct bridges in the brain to enhance learning? pilot longitudinal study

Wallace, Darlene, Johnstone, Deanne, Gavan, Andy, and Rasalam, Roy (2013) Does music and dance construct bridges in the brain to enhance learning? pilot longitudinal study. In: 9th Annual Conference for the Australian Society for Simulation in Healthcare. From: SimHealth 2013, 16-20 September 2013, Brisbane, QLD, Australia.

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Since 2008, the Gait, Arms, Legs and Spine (GALS) Screening Tool is taught to Year one undergraduate medical students at James Cook University (JCU), as part of the clinical skills Musculoskeletal (MSK) examinatin. 'GALS' is a sequence of concise movement that asseses the range of motion of the major joints of the body. The strategies of small group teaching, instructional video, practical demonstration and simulatedvolunteer patients are utilised to teach 'GALS' in the two hour workshop. Written and audio visual resources are available to the students on JCU's online learning platform. Post workshop, students are assessed in an OSCE style assessment. With the dual intention to enhance student learning, and improve short and long term recall, educators created a 'GALS music and dance' video.

Item ID: 50062
Item Type: Conference Item (Poster)
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2017 04:26
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130209 Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy @ 50%
11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science > 110604 Sports Medicine @ 50%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9302 Teaching and Instruction > 930203 Teaching and Instruction Technologies @ 50%
92 HEALTH > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions) > 920116 Skeletal System and Disorders (incl. Arthritis) @ 50%
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