Improving Student Achievement: A Summit on Learning and Education

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

5:45 p.m.
  • Reception begins, Kent State Hotel and Conference Center
6:30 p.m.
  • Introductions
6:45 p.m.
  • Keynote Address: Dr. Mark McDaniel, Washington University
    Improving Instructional Effectiveness and Equipping Students to Learn Smarter: Evidence-based Approaches

Friday, Oct. 10, 2014

8:30 a.m.
  • Light refreshments, Kent State Hotel and Conference Center
9 a.m.
  • Dr. Dan Robinson, Colorado State University
    The Need for a New Organization of Experimental Researchers in Education
  • Dr. Steve Graham, Arizona State University
    Evidence-based Practices for Teaching Writing
  • Dr. Elizabeth Marsh, Duke University
    Correcting Student Errors and Misconceptions
10 a.m.
  • Session I Q&A, Break
10:30 a.m.
  • Dr. Robert Bjork, University of California, Los Angeles
    Habits, Beliefs, and Mindsets that Guide Self-regulated Learning
  • Dr. Lynn Fuchs, Vanderbilt University
    Can Aptitude-by-Treatment Interactions Provide Direction for Expanding Intervention Efficacy?
  • Dr. John Sweller, University of New South Wales, Australia
    A Suggested Resolution of the Contradiction between the Worked Example and Generation Effects
11:30 a.m.
  • Session II Q&A
11:45 a.m.
  • Lunch
2  p.m.
  • Dr. John Opfer, Ohio State University
    Representational Change in Childhood
  • Dr. Bethany Rittle-Johnson, Vanderbilt University
    The Power of Comparison in Learning and Instruction: Experimental Evidence from Mathematics Classrooms
3 p.m.
  • Session III Q&A
3:15 p.m.
  • Closing Remarks