In the new era of connectivity, we are witnessing rapid economic, societal and global transformations that are unfolding at an unprecedented pace. The brave new world is both promising and challenging for our younger generation. The best way of handing the future to our children is to equip them with the right dispositions, values and skills ... Read More
David Carr is Emeritus Professor at the University of Edinburgh and currently Professor of Ethics and Education at the University of Birmingham (UK) Jubilee Centre for the Study of Character and Virtues. He is the author of three books and numerous philosophical and educational papers and editor or co-editor of several major collections of essays on philosophy and ethics of education. Of his numerous philosophical and educational papers and book chapters, many have been concerned with aspects of virtue ethics and, more recently, with the value of art and literature for the education of moral character. He enjoys reading and music.Read More
Sung-il Kim is a Professor of Educational Psychology and the Director of Brain and Motivation Research Institute (bMRI) at Korea University. His recent research interests revolve around interdisciplinary approach on interest and motivation, including neuroeducational approaches on interest and motivation, motivationally adaptive tutoring agent, and interest-based learning model. He has over 90 scholarly publications and received the ‘Distinguished Teaching Awards’ twelve consecutive times from Korea University, the 'Edwin B. Newman Award for Excellence in Research' from American Psychological Association/Psi Chi, and the ‘Award for outstanding contribution’ from Korean Educational Psychology Association.Read More
Robert Root-Bernstein is a scientist, humanist, and artist at Michigan State University. He earned his A.B. in Biochemistry and a Ph. D. in History of Science from Princeton University. He then did his post-doctoral research in Theories in Biology at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. A MacArthur Fellowship (1981-1986) encouraged his multidisciplinary activities. He is currently a Professor of Physiology at Michigan State University where he studies the evolution of metabolic control systems, autoimmune diseases, drug development, and the creative process in the sciences and arts. He exhibits his artwork both in group and solo shows and collaborates with the transmedia artist AdamW. Brown (http://adamwbrown.net).Read More
Clare Kosnik is Director of the Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study at the Ontario Institute for Study in Education, University of Toronto (OISE/UT). She teaches in the graduate program courses on teacher education and in literacy methods courses in the pre-service program. She has won awards for her teaching, research, and doctoral supervision. Professor Kosnik has held a number of leadership positions: Director of the Master of Teaching program, Director of the Elementary Preservice Program, and Director of Teachers for a New Era (at Stanford University). Her area of research is teacher education which she has systematically studied. She has published over 10 books and dozens of refereed journal articles, books chapters, and conference paperson teacher education. She is now conducting a large-scale study of 28 literacy/English teacher educators in four countries and a longitudinal study of 40 teachers over 12 years.Read More
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The journal Learning: Research and Practice is awarding 2 best paper awards at Redesigning Pedagogy International Conference 2017. The award entitles each paper to S$800, a certificate and an especial consideration for publication in the journal.
The five nominees for the awards are:Read More
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