Reading Circles bring educators together for cross-disciplinary conversation to build knowledge, community and collaboration.
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To provide UofL faculty the opportunity to deepen their knowledge of learning theory and cognitive psychology by reading a common book about learning theory.
Faculty and staff interested in the topic, with special outreach to part-time faculty.
Nisha Gupta and co-facilitator (TBD) will lead the group.
Reading circles take place monthly on Thursday evenings from 5 – 6:30 p.m. in the Delphi Center Lab (Ekstrom Library #244). Dinner will be provided.
- September 12
- October 17
- November 21
- December 12
Join us as we read, Make it Stick, by scholars and cognitive psychologists Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel. This 2008 book is provocative, eye-opening, and often funny as it shows readers the vital principles of winning ideas that can transform the way you communicate ideas. Our group will meet 4 times over the course of the fall semester. Some of the questions we will examine include:
- What are some key cognitive science principles related to learning and how do they translate into teaching practices?
- What is self-regulation theory and how does it relate to student learning?