Brownbag Series - Winter 2013 Schedule

Brownbags are scheduled from 12:00-1:00 or 1:15 in Education 2010 unless noted otherwise below

Monday 
January 7
12:00-1:15

Vigdis Vangsnes
Department of Drama & ICT in Education
Stord/Haugesund University College, Norway

Topic: Computer Games in Educational Contexts - Didactic Challenges

Tuesday
January 8
12:00-1:15

Phillip Holcomb
Department of Psychology
Tufts University

Topic:  Tracking the Neuro-Cognitive Processes Fundamental to Reading (Paper)

Thursday
January 10
12:00-1:15

Gerardo Ramirez
Department of Psychology
University of Chicago

Topic: Mathematics Anxiety: Origins, Impact, and Cognitive Mechanisms Driving Poor Performance (Paper)

Monday
January 14
12:00-1:15

Douglas Lombardi
College of Education
Temple University

Topic: Plausibility Reappraisals and Shifts in Conceptions of Climate Change (Paper1) (Paper2)

Tuesday 
January 15
12:00-1:15

Susanne Jaeggi
Maryland Neuroimaging Center
University of Maryland

Topic: Short- and Long-Term Benefits of Cognitive Training (Paper)

Wednesday
January 16
12:00-1:15

Hosun Kang
College of Education
University of Washington

Topic: Developing Beginning Teachers' Practices of Science Teaching by Learning from Students (Paper)

Thursday
January 17
12:00-1:15

Vanessa Peters
School of Education
University of Michigan

Topic: A Design Experiment for Blending Knowledge Community and Inquiry in Secondary School Science (Paper)

Wednesday
January 23
12:00-1:15

Pamela Davis-Kean
Department of Psychology
University of Michigan

Topic: I think, therefore I act: The relation of beliefs and behaviors across development and the importance of age-related shifts (Paper)

Wednesday
January 30
12:00-1:15

William H. Schmidt
Distinguished Professor
Michigan State University

Topic: The Common Core State Standards for Mathematics: The Agony and Ecstasy (Paper)

Thursday
February 7
NOTE: 11:00-12:15

Rashmita Mistry
Graduate School of Education & Information Studies
UCLA

Topic: Public Preferences for Targeted and Universal Preschool

Monday
February 25
12:00-1:15

Bill Sandoval
Graduate School of Education & Information Studies
UCLA

Topic: Promoting a Culture of Argumentation in Elementary Science

Tuesday
March 5
12:00-1:15
LOCATION: White Room, Cross Cultural Center

Estela Bensimon
DECADE Speakers Series
USC Center for Urban Education

Topic: Using Practitioner-Driven Inquiry and Action Research to Translate Data to Practice | Paper 1 | Paper 2