A/Prof Michael Nagel

Researcher and Author, University of Sunshine Coast

Michael C. Nagel PhD is an Associate Professor in the School of Education at the University of the Sunshine Coast where he teaches and researches in the areas of cognition and learning, human development and early learning, neurological development in children, adolescent psychology and the middle years of schooling. Aside from his teaching and research activity at the University, Dr Nagel also conducts workshops and seminars for teachers and parents in Australia and abroad. Nominated as Australian Lecturer of the Year each year since 2010, Dr Nagel has been a guest on TV New Zealand Breakfast, Sunrise, A Current Affair and The Project, is a member of the prestigious International Neuropsychological Society, is the Queensland Director of the Australian Council on Children and the Media, sits on a number of education boards and committees and is a feature writer for Jigsaw and the Child series of magazines which collectively offers parenting advice to more than one million Australian readers. He is the author of thirteen books on child development and learning used by teachers and parents in more than twenty countries.

Course curriculum

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    • Welcome!

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    • Everything May NOT Be Awesome… Are Smartphones Hurting Our Children?

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    • Test your learning

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    • What did you think?

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