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Project Title: How People Learn II: The Science and Practice of Learning

PIN: DBASSE-BBCSS-13-06         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Sub Unit:
Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences
Board on Science Education

RSO:
Bhatt, Sujeeta

Subject/Focus Area:
Behavioral and Social Sciences; Education


How People Learn II: The Science and Practice of Learning
August 3, 2015 - August 4, 2015
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001



If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Renee L. Wilson Gaines
Email: rwilson@nas.edu
Phone: 202-334-2145
Fax: 202-334-2210


Agenda:

HOW PEOPLE LEARN II: THE SCIENCE AND PRACTICE OF LEARNING

Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences
Board on Science Education
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
National Research Council


AGENDA
Committee Meeting #2
August 3, 2015

Keck Center
500 Fifth Street NW
Washington, DC

Room 100: Open Session (Open to the Public)

1:00 p.m. WELCOME & OVERVIEW OF OPEN SESSION
• Barbara Wanchisen, Director, Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences
• Heidi Schweingruber, Director, Board on Science Education
• Cora Marrett, Chair, Committee on the Science and Practice of Learning
• Sujeeta Bhatt, Study Director, Science and Practice of Learning
o Open session rules

1:15 p.m. SPONSORS’ PERSPECTIVES
Charge & expectations of the consensus report
• Elizabeth Albro, Institute for Education Science, U.S. Department of Education

1:30 p.m. INVITED PRESENTATIONS: LEARNING: WHAT IS IT AND HOW WE KNOW LEARNING HAS TAKEN PLACE
• Patricia Bauer, David Daniel, and Jeff Karpicke, (overview of the basic processes involved in learning and contextual influences on learning)
• Robert Mislevy, Educational Testing Service: How developments in psychology and technology challenge assessment

2:30 DISCUSSION WITH PRESENTERS
• Cora Marrett, Chair
• Questions and discussions stimulated by presentations
• Discussion of theoretical and data-driven developments

3:00 p.m. BREAK

3:15 p.m. LEARNING AND INFLUENCES ON LEARNING IN INFORMAL ENVIRONMENTS
• Kevin Crowley, University of Pittsburgh (informal across lifespan)

3:45 p.m. DISCUSSION WITH PRESENTER
• Cora Marrett, Chair
• Questions and discussions stimulated by presentation
• Discussion of theoretical and data-driven developments

4:00 p.m. PUBLIC COMMENTS

5:30 p.m. END OPEN SESSION

CLOSED SESSION
Committee Meeting
Day 2 8:30am-5:30pm
August 4, 2015