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Knowledge, mind and understanding: Contemporary educational practice in critical perspectives

11 May 2019, 10:00 am–5:00 pm

Uniform pupil working - UCL Imagestore, Kirsten Holst

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.

Event Information

Open to

All

Organiser

Jan Derry

Location

Room 728
UCL Institute of Education (IOE)
20 Bedford Way
London
WC1H 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.

Programme 

  • '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

Registration 

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: j.derry@ucl.ac.uk

Links 

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Kirsten Holst, UCL Academy