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LINGUIST List 20.2612

Sun Jul 26 2009

Calls: Applied Linguistics, Cognitive Science/Chile

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        1.    Carolina Holtheuer, LA School for Education, Cognitive and Neural Science

Message 1: LA School for Education, Cognitive and Neural Science
Date: 25-Jul-2009
From: Carolina Holtheuer <carolina.holtheuergmail.com>
Subject: LA School for Education, Cognitive and Neural Science
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Full Title: LA School for Education, Cognitive and Neural Science

Date: 15-Mar-2010 - 26-Mar-2010
Location: San Pedro Atacama, Chile
Contact Person: Carolina Holtheuer
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science

Call Deadline: 10-Oct-2009

Meeting Description:

The Latin American School for Education, Cognitive and Neural Sciences

San Pedro de Atacama, Chile. Hotel Kunza
15-26 March, 2010.

A school aimed at training students in Cognitive and Neural Sciences
research applied to learning and education.

Specific Objectives:

-Train students on relevant issues concerning language-reading and
logic-mathematical development and learning from a CNS perspective.
-Provide solid CNS background to students interested in improving education.
-Train students on which aspects of CNS may be relevant for educational
practice.
-Promote new research on learning and development of language-reading and
logic mathematical from the point of view of CNS.

Themes:

-Language and reading
-Mathematic and reasoning
-General cognition and learning

Sponsors:

The James S. McDonnell Foundation and the Centro de Investigación Avanzada
en Educación, Universidad de Chile/Center for Advanced Research in
Education, University of Chile.

Faculty:

Daphne Bevalier, Luca Bonatti, John T. Bruer, Gennaro Chierchia, Stanislas
Dehaene, Ghislaine Dehaene-Lambertz, Judy Deloache, Luciano Fadiga, Lisa
Feigenson, Susan Fitzpatrick, Albert M. Galaburda, Charles R. Gallistel,
Isabel Gauthier, Rochel Gelman, Susan Goldin-Meadow, Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek,
Frank C. Keil, David Klahr, Kenneth R. Koedinger, Kristi Lockhart, Bruce
McCandliss, Mark A. McDaniel, Jacques Mehler, Roxana Moreno, Andrea Carlo
Moro, Marina Nespor, Miguel A.L. Nicolelis, Marcela Peña, Michael Posner,
Alexandre Pouget, Marcus E. Raichle, Sidarta Ribeiro, Luiggi Rizzi, Robert
S. Siegler, Mariano Sigman, Robert Stickgold, Janet F. Werker

Call for Participation:

Applications are now open for the first in a series of schools aimed at
training students in Cognitive and Neural Sciences research applied to
learning and education. Applicants should be English-speaking
graduate/postgraduate students and young researchers dedicated to explore
the relationship between cognition, brain, learning and education.

Application procedures. Interested researchers should register at
http://www.laschool4education.com. Applications will remain open until
October 10, 2009. The school will cover all travel and living expenses for
selected candidates.

More complete information is available here: laschool4education.com



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