Knowledge, mind and understanding: Contemporary educational practice in critical perspectives
11 May 2019, 10:00 am–5:00 pm
The centre for Philosophy at the Institute of Education hosts a one-day conference exploring the educational implications of philosophical and sociological work on knowledge, mind and understanding.
Room 728UCL Institute of Education (IOE)20 Bedford WayLondonWC1H 0AL
This conference considers contemporary approaches to knowledge and pedagogy, issues of objectivity and subjectivity and a philosophical inquiry into approaches to reading.
It is aimed at postgraduate students, academic staff and interested members of the public.
- 'What’s Wrong with Cognitive Load Theory?', Professor Jan Derry, UCL Institute of Education (IOE)
- 'The Problem of Knowledge in Education: A Sociologist’s Perspective', Professor Michael Young, IOE
- 'Reading – A Philosophical Inquiry', Dr Andrew Davis, University of Durham
- 'Objectivity and Subjectivity, Fact and Value', Professor Paul Standish, IOE
This conference is free and open for all to attend, but registration is essential. To book a place and for further information please email Jan Derry: email@example.com
Kirsten Holst, UCL Academy