Events

Deep and Meaningful Learning

28 May 2018 4:30pm5:45pm
Learning is built on connecting new understandings to prior knowledge and engages students in deep and meaningful thinking and feeling. This presentation by A/Prof Deborah Brown explores ways of challenging students to think deeply about concepts and ideas, whilst offering the appropriate level of difficulty. Organised by the Science of Learning Research Centre.
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Action Research Masterclass

25 May 2018 8:30am3:00pm
Masterclass for existing Aspiring Thinkers members, Gold Coast area.
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Teaching for Thinking Workshop - session two

25 May 2018 8:30am3:00pm
Second session of introductory professional development workshop for new Aspiring Thinkers members.
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Action Research Masterclass

24 May 2018 8:30am3:00pm
Masterclass for existing Aspiring Thinkers members, Brisbane area.
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Teaching for Thinking Workshop - session one

24 May 2018 8:30am3:00pm
First session of introductory professional development workshop for new Aspiring Thinkers members.
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Developing Thinking Capacity in Children: The role of Philosophy for Children

18 May 2018 3:00pm5:00pm
Public lecture by Professor Keith Topping, from the University of Dundee. Organised in collaboration with the UQ School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry and the UQ School of Education. 
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Nothing but the Truth? Cognitive Bias in Forensic Reporting

15 May 2018 6:00pm8:00pm
Workshop on the complex issue of cognitive bias in forensic reporting, with Catherine Skellern, Peter Ellerton, Karen Healy and Benjamin Dighton. Organised in collaboration with the HEAL (Health, Ethics and Law) Discussion group.

2018 Queensland Philosothon

12 May 2018 9:15am2:30pm
The Philosothon is a program designed to develop the ability of students to critically analyse ideas and concepts, improve skills in argumentation and to collaboratively explore philosophical issues.
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Bex, Lies and Truth-tables

4 May 2018 3:00pm5:00pm
Research seminar by A/Prof Roderick Girle. Organised by the UQ School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry.
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How to Argue: Improve your GPA with Critical Thinking

13 February 2018 12:00pm2:00pm
This workshop is designed to introduce you to the intellectual tools and critical thinking skills necessary to achieve academic excellence, showing how to use these skills in analytical and argumentative writing. Open to students in YAP and UQ Link programs only.