Mini-Symposium on Educational Neuroscience – April 19th.

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April 5th, 2013

Neuroscience for Educators: Toward the Science of Learning
A Mini-symposium on Educational Neuroscience

Friday, April 19, 2013

This Mini-symposium is a six-hour in-depth introduction and review of current and future directions in the Science of Learning.  Recent developments in Educational Neuroscience and the Science of Learning have demonstrated how teaching and learning can be informed by scientific, technological, and educational cognitive research initiatives.  Distinguished thought leaders in Education and Neuroscience will provide insights into the scientific, structural, and teaching practices needed for the advancement of this emergent field.

08:00-  08:30   Continental Breakfast and Poster Board Session

08:30-  08:40   Welcoming Remarks – Mark Moss, PhD

08:40-  09:15   State of Science of Learning and Educational Science – Carl Franzblau, PhD

09:15-  10:00   Advances in Cognitive Neuroscience and Learning – Peter Bergethon, MD

10:00-  10:30   The Role of Computational Neuroscience in the Science of Learning –

Barbara Shinn-Cunningham, PhD

10:30-  10:45   Break

10:45-  11:15   The Graduate Educational Challenges of the Science of Learning –

Kurt Fischer, PhD

11:15-  11:45   Advances in the Discipline of the Science of Learning and Educational

Neuroscience – Bruce McCandliss, PhD

11:45-  12:45   Moderated Thought Leadership Roundtable

Moderator – Mark Moss, PhD

Panel Members – Carl Franzblau, Peter Bergethon, Kurt Fischer,

Bruce McCandliss

12:45- 12:50    Closing Remarks – Mark Moss, PhD

1:00-    1:45     Reception and Poster Board Viewing

  • Four Hours of Continuing Education credits are available
  • Objectives: Participants completing this symposium should be able to
    • Understand the interrelationship of cognitive neuroscience, psychology, and teaching
    • Describe the Science of Learning
    • Understand the role of Educational Neuroscience in the Science of Learning
    • Understand the role of Neuropsychology in the Science of Learning
    • Understand the role of Educational Psychology in the Science of Learning

Location

  • Where:  670 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118
    • Main Auditorium, First Floor

Parking

  • Parking is located at 710 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118

Registration

  • Cost to attend $45.00 (early registration $25.00 – by March 15th 2013) (Students, General admission, non-Continuing Education credits is free)
  • Website to register:  http://sites.bu.edu/neuro-ed/
  • Please mail checks to
    • Ms. Patty Jones, 650 Albany Street, Suite X-140, , MA 02118