Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

2nd Annual UC Davis Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Conference

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Join us for the 2017 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) Conference, hosted by the Center for Educational Effectiveness. This conference is dedicated to celebrating and sharing the work of UC Davis’ growing community of scholarly educators. Together we will share research, ideas, practices and resources in support of evidence-supported teaching innovation at our university.

2017 SoTL Conference Poster Winners

2017 SoTL Conference Poster Winners

 Keynote Speaker

“How we learn—and should teach—versus how we think we learn, and should teach”

Robert Bjork

Robert A. Bjork Distinguished Research Professor, Department of Psychology
University of California Los Angeles

Robert A. Bjork is Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles.  His research focuses on human learning and memory and on the implications of the science of learning for instruction and training.  He has served as president or chair of the American Psychological Society; the Psychonomic Society; the Society of Experimental Psychologists; UCLA’s Department of Psychology; and the National Research Council’s Committee on Techniques for the Enhancement of Human Performance. He also served as Editor of Psychological Review; Editor of Memory & Cognition; Co-editor of Psychological Science in the Public Interest; and Chair of the Council of Editors of the American Psychological Association. He is a recipient of UCLA's Distinguished Teaching Award; the American Psychological Association's Distinguished Scientist Lecturer and Distinguished Service to Psychological Science Awards; the Society of Experimental Psychologists' Norman Anderson Lifetime Achievement Award; and, together with Elizabeth Bjork, the James McKeen Cattell Award from the Association for Psychological Science. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Robert A Bjork, "How we learn—and should teach—versus how we think we learn, and should teach"

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