Research seminars and workshops

Research seminars and workshops in critical thinking, pedagogy, and philosophy by the UQCTP. 

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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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.
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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.