EdCog Journal Club

Would you like to join a lively group of faculty, staff, and students for a weekly meeting to discuss a journal article related to Education & Cognition?
This year, we're trying something different. Our Fall 2020 semester will consist of bi-weekly meetings focusing on core topics in the field of Education Cognition. 
Our Winter semester will remain similar to past years - more complex, cutting edge research. 
This will allow new researchers to join us and learn about the fundamentals of the field in the Fall and be contributing members of the Journal Club in the Winter.
Are you an expert in the field? We would love to have you join in the Fall semester to discuss these fundamentals will new learners. 
We will be holding all Fall 2020 meetings on Thursdays at 12:30pm. 

Fall 2020 - Introduction to EdCog

September 10

Cancelled in support of #ScholarStrike

September 24

1. Kirschner, P. A., & van Merriënboer, J. J. (2013). Do learners really know best? Urban legends in education. Educational Psychologist, 48(3), 169–183

2. Bjork, E. L., & Bjork, R. A. (2011). Making things hard on yourself, but in a good way: Creating desirable difficulties to enhance learning. Psychology and the Real World: Essays Illustrating Fundamental Contributions to Society, 56– 64.

October 8

Karpicke, J., & Roediger, H. (2008). The Critical Importance of Retrieval for Learning. Science, 319(5865), 966-968

October 22

Richland, L. E., Kornell, N., & Kao, L. S. (2009). The pretesting effect: Do unsuccessful retrieval attempts enhance learning?. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 15(3), 243.

November 5

Kornell N, Bjork R. 2008. Learning Concepts and Categories: is spacing the "enemy of induction"? Psychological Science, 19(6), 585-92.

November 19

Mayer, R. E., & Moreno, R. (2003). Nine ways to reduce cognitive load in multimedia learning. Educational Psychologist, 38(1), 43–52

December 3

Rawson, K. A., Dunlosky , J., & Sciartelli , S. M. (2013). The Power of Successive Relearning: Improving Performance on Course Exams and Long Term Retention. Educational Psychology Review 25 (4), 523 548.
Download the old Winter 2020 reading list here. 
Download the old Fall 2019 reading list here.
Download the old Winter 2019 reading list here.
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