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Friday February 7th
11:00am - 1:00pm
Westin: Devonian Room

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Friday, February 7 • 10:30am - 11:30am
Promoting Durable & Efficient Student Learning: Insights from Cognitive Science

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The scientific study of human learning and memory consists of thousands of experiments dedicated to identifying cognitive processes fundamental to learning. In the past several decades, researchers and educators have come together to translate this tremendous knowledge base in cognitive psychology into several evidence-based techniques that can help students of all ages and abilities learn, understand, and retain materials across a wide variety of domains. We provide an overview of some of these techniques, how they enhance durable learning, and the evidence of their effectiveness in actual classrooms.


Faria Sana

I am a Cognitive Psychologist (PhD, McMaster University) at Athabasca U. I focus on how memory and attention research can be used to promote scholarship of teaching and learning. My research has been funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and has been... Read More →

Friday February 7, 2020 10:30am - 11:30am MST
Westin: BC Rm 10135 100 St NW
  General Interest / Intérêt Général  Teaching Practices/ Pédagogie
  • Room Details Workshop Max Capacity - 100
  • Grade Focus General
  • Tags English