Science of Learning Research Centre

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Welcome to the Science of Learning Research Centre

The Science of Learning Research Centre is a Special Research Initiative of the Australian Research Council.
In the Centre, researchers in education, neuroscience and cognitive psychology are working together with
teachers to understand the learning process.

 

2017 International Science of Learning Conference – Research to Reality








Events

Seminar: HOW THE BRAIN USES FEEDBACK: INFORMING EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE IN EDUCATION

The Science of Learning Research Centre would like to invite you to attend the following seminar: HOW THE BRAIN USES FEEDBACK: INFORMING EVIDENCE-BASED PRACTICE IN EDUCATION Models of learning based u
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THE SUM OF ALL FEARS: Maths Anxiety and Pre-Service Primary Teachers

Maths anxiety is often described as the feelings of tension, nervousness, and worry associated with carrying out mathematical tasks.  It is associated with poor achievement in maths and is believed to
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SLRC news

SLRC Seminar Series – The effects of teacher-introduced multimodal representations and discourse on students’ task engagement and scientific language during cooperative, inquiry-based science

Date: Wednesday 23rd November Time:  4.30 – 6.00pm (45 minute presentation, followed by 15 minutes question time and 30 minute tea/coffee) Venue: Level 7 Seminar Room, Queensland Brain Institute (Building #79) The University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus Speakers: Professor Robyn Gillies, The School of Education, The University of Queensland Does teaching make a difference to students’ learning? Professor Robyn Gillies proposes to address this question during her seminar presentation on:
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UQ, edX and Microsoft to partner on K-12 Education Leadership course

A new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) to help school leaders and teachers foster deep learning in their students has been announced by The University of Queensland, edX and Microsoft today. Deep Learning Through Transformative Pedagogy has been developed by UQ’s School of Education and The Science of Learning Research Centre in partnership with UQx. Queensland Brain Institute Director and Science of Learning Research Centre member Professor Pankaj Sah said the MOOC will be a valuable tool. “It
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