Conference on Enhancing Learning Potential
- Hi all,
I am writing on behalf of UNEVOC-Canada. I would like to share with you the
attached memo about an upcoming conference on enhancing learning potential
held in Winnipeg, Manitoba. I thought that this is something that would be
interest to your community. Also, if you can help us disseminate this
through your network, it would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
Attention all educators and those with an interest in educational research:
About the Conference
UNEVOC- Canada in partnership with the International Centre for the
Learning Potential is hosting an international conference to be held in
Manitoba, August 18-25, 2001. The conference entitled "Unlocking Human
Learn" is designed to introduce participants to the best practices and
approaches, strategies and techniques for teaching "learning how to learn"
children, youth and adults. Paper presentations will focus on three major
enhancing learning skills of special needs and gifted learners of diverse
developing critical skills for lifelong learning and improving effectiveness
in vocational education and workplace training.
The major focus of the conference will be Dr. Reuven Feuerstein�s work on
development of theories of structural cognitive modifiability and mediated
Twenty-eight papers will be presented by an international array of speakers,
enrichment in the areas of culturally deprived and at-risk learners, adult
deaf and FAS/FAE learners, E-learning, Canadian school application, virtual
environments, the Canadian and Brazilian penal systems and more.
About the Workshops
Following the conference a series of comprehensive workshops will be held to
participants in the theory and practice of Mediated Learning. Participants
the critical knowledge and skills to implement the mediated learning
enhance the learning potential of students. Workshops will provide
both theory and hands-on experience in Medicated Learning, Learning
Assessment Device and Instrumental Enrichment.
Who Should Attend?
This international conference will spotlight issues that will be of
particular interest to:
� K-12 educators
� Post-secondary educators
� Curriculum and program developers
� Guidance counsellors
� Instructional designers
� Electronic learning specialists
� Resources specialists
� Policy makers
� Human resource practitioners
� Administrators in education and training institution
� Special needs administrators and organizations
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