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Recent Lecture at Shangdong Normal University

May
22

Poster announcing Charles' lecture

Charles Crook has recently given a lecture titled 'A perspective on the teaching of learning' at Shangdong Normal University, during his visit to China.

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Honorary Professorships announced

May
12

We are delighted to announce that two honorary professorships at the University of Nottingham have been awarded to our long-time collaborators Wouter Van Joolignen and Katharina Scheiter

 

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Welome to Dr. Pryce Davis

May
10

Pryce Davis joins the LSRI as an Assistant Professor of Learning Sciences. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Learning Sciences from Northwestern University.

His research interests include: Learning in informal settings; Sense-making and cognition in the public engagement of science; Scientific thinking and communication; Models of cognition and personal epistemology; Social and contextual nuances of in-the-moment learning; Interview methodology; Ethnography; Textual analysis.

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Professor Shaaron Ainsworth takes the reins of LSRI

May
10

Shaaron, who has been Deputy Director of the LSRI (and, along with Claire O'Malley, is a founder member and hence one of the LSRI's longest-serving current members) has taken over as Director. Charles Crook, who precedes her as Director, stands down as part of the reduction in his responsibilities with his partial retirement and assocciated move to part-time working.

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New Doctor of Learning Sciences

Aug
24

Congratulations to Dr Rafael Marquede Albuquerque who has graduated from the University of Nottigham with his PHD on teaching reflective gaming. We will miss you having you around but know our loss is Brazil's gain.

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From PhD to Lecturer

Sep
16

LSRI doctoral student Jess Mason has been appointed to a Lectureship at Sheffield University.  I am sure Sheffield students will benefit from her lively mind as much as we have

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National award for LSRI research student

Sep
15

LSRI doctoral student was awarded the 2015 Terry Furlong Award for Research by the National Association for the Teaching of English (NATE).  Congratulations!

 

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Doctoral student presents at Berlin Conference

Mar
03

Jamil

Jamilah Alamri is making an oral presentation at the prestigous AACE 'Global Conference on Learning and Technology' in Berlin.  Her paper is entitled '(In)formality in social media discourse: The case of Saudi higher education'

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Paper on Tree of Life

Jan
21

An international collaboration funded by the US National Science Foundation explores how museums represent evolution and made some suggestions for redesign based upon psychological research. This paper is available as open access.

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Personal Inquiry Paper

Dec
12

Journal of the Learning Sciences published as open access today our paper which summarises the ESRC TEL three year project on Personal Inquiry. It was a joint project between the LSRI and the Open University and many members of the LSRI were involved in this project. Its available here 

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