Tuesday, December 10, 2013
8:30am to 4:30pm
Medford Campus, Cohen Auditorium, Aidekman Arts Center, Talbot Avenue
We are pleased to announce that the focus of the 27th University-wide Teaching Conference is
“The Science of Learning & The Art of Teaching.”
Parking: If you are traveling from another Tufts campus, please park in Dowling Parking Garage located at 419 Boston Avenue, Medford, MA 02155. GPS Coordinates: 42.40879, -71.118257. Parking tokens will be available at the registration desk for you to use when exiting garage.
Keynote Speaker: Daniel T. Willingham, Ph.D.
Daniel Willingham earned his B.A. from Duke University in 1983 and his Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Harvard University in 1990. He is currently Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia, where he has taught since 1992. Until about 2000, his research focused solely on the brain basis of learning and memory. Today, all of his research concerns the application of cognitive psychology to K-16 education. He writes the “Ask the Cognitive Scientist” column for American Educator magazine, and is an Associate Editor of Mind, Brain, and Education. He is also the author of Why Don’t Students Like School? (Jossey-Bass, 2010) and When Can You Trust the Experts? (Jossey-Bass, 2012). His writing on education has been translated into eleven languages.
Quick view of the day’s events:
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Welcome
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Keynote Presentation
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Panel Presentation & Discussion
12:00 p.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Workshop Sessions
2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Workshop Sessions
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Wine & Cheese Reception / Raffle Drawing / Tufts Innovates! Poster Session
Past University-wide Conferences
23rd University-wide Teaching Conference 2009
22nd University-wide Teaching Conference 2008
For a list of other National Teaching Conferences beyond Tufts please visit here.