Lecture with Professor Barbara Oakley

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Faculty of Education and Social Work,The University of Auckland

Lecture Theatre: J1, Epsom Campus

Gate 3, 74 Epsom Avenue

Epsom, Auckland 1010

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Learning How to Learn

Professor Barbara Oakley is the co-creator of the world’s most popular online course: Learning How To Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects, which has helped over 2 million people to improve the way they learn new things.

In this event she will be discussing the science behind how we learn, and how we can apply this research in the classroom.

You can find out more about Barbara’s fascinating life on her website, and also read this great article she's written about maths education for girls.

About the speaker
Barbara Oakley, Ph.D., is an engineering professor at Oakland University in Michigan. She is the author of The New York Times best-selling book A Mind for Numbers, and a co-instructor of the massive open online course, Learning How to Learn, through the University of California–San Diego.

Her work focuses on the complex relationship between neuroscience and social behavior. Dr. Oakley’s research has been described as “revolutionary” in the Wall Street Journal—she has published in outlets as varied as the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times. She has won numerous teaching awards, including the American Society of Engineering Education’s Chester F. Carlson Award for technical innovation in engineering education.

Dr. Oakley is an elected Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering and a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical & Electronic Engineers


Wednesday, 1 May 2019
6.00 pm - arrival
6.15 pm - presentation and Q&A

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Faculty of Education and Social Work
The University of Auckland
Lecture Theatre: J1
Epsom Campus
Gate 3, 74 Epsom Avenue

Parking at the Epsom Campus
The Epsom Campus provides free parking for staff, students and visitors. Students and visitors can park in the multi-level car park at Gate 2, 74 Epsom Ave.

If you have any further questions, please email events@nzinitiative.org.nz or call 04 499 0790.

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Faculty of Education and Social Work,The University of Auckland

Lecture Theatre: J1, Epsom Campus

Gate 3, 74 Epsom Avenue

Epsom, Auckland 1010

New Zealand

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