Thursday, February 28, 2013

Roger Schank - Cognitive Science & Saving Schools

Roger Schank
Steve Hargadon writes:

Join me Thursday, February 28th, for a live conversation with return guest Roger Schank to talk about his book Teaching Minds: How Cognitive Science Can Save Our Schools, why MOOCs won't save schools or the world, and why everything you think you know about education is wrong.

That's a tall order, and Roger is certainly capable of delivering on all of it-- plus much more. Roger is one of the world's leading visionaries in artificial intelligence, learning theory, cognitive science, and the building of virtual learning environments. He is CEO of Socratic Arts, a company whose goal is to design and implement learning-by-doing, story-centered curricula in schools, universities, and corporations. A fuller, and somewhat amazing, bio is here.

Date: Thursday, February 28th, 2013
Time: 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern
Duration: 1 hour
Location: In Blackboard Collaborate (formerly Elluminate). Log in at The Blackboard Collaborate room will be open up to 30 minutes before the event if you want to come in early. To make sure that your computer is configured for Blackboard Collaborate, please visit the support and configuration page.
Recording:  A full Blackboard Collaborate recording and an audio mp3 recording will be available here and at
Mightybell:  A Mightybell space with interview resources and conversation is at

I'll be there.

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