Nov
6

Empower Students for Academic Success: Teaching Students Study Skills Informed by the Science of Learning.

Time

8:30am  — 3:30pm

Location

Zoom (registration required)
Free one-day virtual conference from the University of New Hampshire, on teaching student study skills informed by the science of learning.

We are pleased to announce our upcoming virtual conference (Zoom Webinar) titled “Empower Students for Academic Success: Teaching Students Study Skills Informed by the Science of Learning.” The Webinar will take place on Friday, November 6, 2020, from 8:30 am until 3:30 pm EASTERN TIME, USA. There will be brief scheduled breaks between sessions and a lunch break from 11:45 AM until 12:30 PM. There is no registration fee or other charges to participants.

This conference should be of particular interest to staff of teaching and learning centers, faculty development programs, student learning assistance programs, student academic success programs, etc. It should also be of interest to faculty and teaching graduate students who want to assist their students in learning and using study strategies that will improve their learning, retention, and transfer of academic material.

We have an excellent line-up of presenters, including Mark McDaniel (co-author of Make It Stick), Megan Sumeracki (co-author of Understanding How We Learn: A Visual Guide), and Norman Bier (Executive Director of the Carnegie Mellon University Simon Initiative). Catherine Overson and Victor Benassi (co-editors, with Christopher Hakala, of Applying the Science of Learning in Education) will present on UNH’s Student Cognition Toolbox.

Registration is required and is now open. If you plan to participate in the webinar, to ensure your spot, please register now by clicking here.

Please forward this invitation to colleagues who may be interested in participating in this event.

This Zoom Webinar is made possible by a grant (The Student Cognition Toolbox) from the Davis Educational Foundation (Yarmouth, Maine). The Foundation was established by Stanton and Elisabeth Davis after Mr. Davis’s retirement as chairman of Shaw’s Supermarkets, Inc.

Sincerely,

Catherine Overson and Victor Benassi

 

Catherine Overson, PhD

Interim Director, CEITL

Affiliate Associate Professor of College Teaching, UNH

PI Student Cognition Toolbox, Davis Education Foundation Grant

 

Victor Benassi, PhD

Professor Emeritus (Psychology) and Faculty Director, CEITL (2007-2018)

Co-PI Student Cognition Toolbox, Davis Education Foundation Grant