CAEA Event: From Brain to Mind: Using Neuroscience to Guide Our Work With Adult Learners

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CAEA Event: From Brain to Mind: Using Neuroscience to Guide Our Work With Adult Learners

Time: May 8, 2013 from 1pm to 4pm
Location: DePaul Center
Street: 1 East Jackson Blvd, Room 8010
City/Town: Chicago, IL
Website or Map:…
Phone: (312) 362-6508
Event Type: lecture, and, workshop
Organized By: Pamela Meyer
Latest Activity: Apr 26, 2013

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Event Description

Seats for our annual  The Bertram L. Scott/Elizabeth A. Fender Distinguished Lecture, “From Brain to Mind: Using Neuroscience to Guide Change in Adult Education” filled in a record 24 hours.


If you did not get a ticket, there are still two ways for you to participate:


  1. Join us in the facilitated “overflow room” next door to the live event (DePaul Conference Center, Rook 8011), where we will stream the talk and have an onsite facilitator to support the small group exercises. Following the workshop, you are invited to meet with James Zull in the conference center lobby immediately following the event for a book signing reception. Please register here for your ticket to the overflow room:
  2. View the live stream of the workshop from the comfort of your home or office computer at: (Note: Please visit the site a few days before the event to sign up the CAEA network via the upper right hand corner so you can participate in the live chat, and receive follow up materials from the workshop. This will only take a few minutes, but must be done a few days in advance.)


Event Description:

James E. Zull, Professor of Biology, Biochemistry and Cognitive Science at Case Western Reserve University and author of "From Brain to Mind: Using Neuroscience to Guide Change in Education" will lead a workshop to help us learn how to use the latest developments in neuroscience to improve our work with adult learners.


James E. Zull is Professor of   Biology and Founding Director of the University Center for Innovation in Teaching and Education (UCITE) at Case Western Reserve University. After receiving his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin (Madison) he taught and conducted research in Biochemistry at CWRU for 25 years, resulting in over 100 publications. He became UCITE Director in 1994 and began to study the literature on learning and neuroscience, which led to his books The Art of Changing the Brain; Enriching Teaching by Exploring the Biology of Learning, and From Brain to Mind; Using Neuroscience as a Guide to Change in Education. These books provide an accessible discussion of the biology of learning for teachers at all levels. 

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