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Unite! Teaching and Learning - The Science of Learning: Promising Strategies from Cognitive Psychology

This series of 12 pedagogical activities is aimed at teaching staff, lecturers and faculty in all Unite! partner institutions (including Ph.D. students and postdocs involved with teaching), who might be interested in sharing and developing teaching and learning practices. We invite you to meet Unite! colleagues while learning how teaching and learning is promoted at different partner universities. The activities – webinars, courses and training events – are run by pedagogical experts from the partner universities and are free of charge for the Unite! community. All “Unite! Teaching and Learning” activities are in English. Some of the activities will award credits. This is the second round of the series "Unite! Teaching and Learning".

Time: Wed 2021-12-08 10.00

Language: English

Lecturer: Marcus Lithander, Ph.D.

Activity 12: Unite! Teaching and Learning - The Science of Learning: Promising Strategies from Cognitive Psychology
Hosting university: KTH Royal Institute of Technology
December 8th, 10.00-13.00

Activities in this workshop will consist of presentations, group discussions and quiz generation.

Learning outcomes:
• Become familiar with central concepts from cognitive psychology
• Develop and implement strategies from cognitive psychology into your course design
• Get an insight into how cognitive research about learning is conducted and how to design future studies
• Discuss and practice how key strategies, such as retrieval practice, spaced practice, and concrete examples can promote student learning

Contact person: Marcus Lithander, email: Milt@kth.se

Last day to register for this activity is November 30th, please follow this link to register for this workshop.

On this link you can read more about the series “Unite! Teaching and Learning” and about all the 12 activities in the series.