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Heymans Colloquium: Prof. Kurt W. Fischer, Cycles of Learning and Development

Wanneer:vr 09-05-2014 11:00 - 12:00
Waar:Room M.0074, Munting Building

LECTURER Prof. Kurt W. Fischer (Bigelow Professor of Education and Human Development, Director of Mind, Brain, and Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education)

TITLE Cycles of Learning and Development

DATE & TIME Friday, 9 May 2014, 11.00 – 12.00 hrs

LOCATION Room M.0074, Munting Building, Grote Kruisstraat 2/1, Groningen

ABSTRACT Kurt Fischer leads an international movement to connect biology and cognitive science to education, and is founding editor of the journal Mind, Brain, and Education, which received the award for Best New Journal by the Association of American Publishers. He is director of the MBE Program and Charles Bigelow Professor at HGSE. He has discovered a general scale that provides tools for assessing learning and development in any domain. Among his other discoveries are that people move through different learning pathways while at the same time they show common (universal) processes of learning and development.

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For more information you may contact Prof. dr. P.L.C. (Paul) van Geert, email address: P.L.C.van.Geert@rug.nl ________________________________________

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