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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.”

For the full agenda, including locations, please click here.

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.