Keynote Presentation - Train Your Brain: Learning How to Learn

A Keynote Presentation - Change Your Brain: Learning How to Learn. November 28, 2018 from 10-11:30AM in McKnight Hall, Cone 320

THE KEYNOTE
9:30-10:00 AM: Coffee Reception (McKnight Lobby, Cone 321)
10:00-11:00 AM: Keynote (McKnight Hall, Cone 320)

Barbara Oakley will share the secrets of neuroscience to unlock the brain’s power for maximum learning in a keynote presentation"Change Your Brain: Learning How to Learn."

She will discuss key questions that will impact you and your students:

  • Why sometimes letting your mind wander is an important part of the learning process
  • How to avoid “rut think” in order to think outside the box
  • Why having a poor memory can be a good thing
  • Why procrastination is the enemy of problem-solving

Dr. Oakley’s research has been described as “revolutionary” in the Wall Street Journal—she has published in outlets as varied as the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.

Barb Oakley, Ph.D., P.E.

Barb Oakley, Ph.D., P.E.

NY Times Bestselling Author

Educator

Engineer

Writer


THOUGHT LEADERS PANEL DISCUSSION

11:00 - 11:30 AM (McKnight Hall, Cone 320)

The keynote will be followed by a panel of campus thought leaders on the topics of learning to learn, critical thinking, and helping students optimize their learning potential.

Barb Oakley

Barb Oakley

Bestselling Author, Educator, Engineer, Writer

Joan Lorden

Joan Lorden

Provost and Vice Chancellor

Academic Affairs

Fatma Mili

Fatma Mili

Dean

College of Computing and Informatics

Ellen McIntyre

Ellen McIntyre

Dean

Cato College of Education

 

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