Join me this Thursday evening for a live and interactive FutureofEducation.com interview with Carol Dweck, Stanford University professor and social psychologist, and author of the seminal book Mindset: The New Psychology of Success.
Date: Thursday, August 19th, 2010
Time: 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 12am (next day) GMT (international times here)
Duration: 1 hour
Location: In Elluminate. Log in at http://tr.im/futureofed. The Elluminate 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 Elluminate, please visit http://www.elluminate.com/support. Recordings of the session will be posted within a day of the event at the event page.
Event and Recording Page: http://www.learncentral.org/event/90715
Carol S. Dweck, Ph.D., is a leading researcher in the field of motivation and is the Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor of Psychology at Stanford. Her research focuses on why students succeed and how to foster their success. More specifically, her work has demonstrated the role of mindsets in students’ motivation and has illuminated how praise for intelligence can undermine motivation and learning.
She has also held professorships at Columbia and Harvard Universities, has lectured all over the world, and has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She recently won the Donald Campell Award for contributions to social psychology, the Ann Brown Award for contributions to Developmental Psychology, and the Klingenstein Award for leadership in Education. Her work has been prominently featured in such publications as The New Yorker, Time, Newsweek,The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post and she has appeared on Today, Good Morning America, 20/20, and NPR’s Morning Edition. Her recent book Mindset (published by Random House) has been widely acclaimed and is
being translated into 17 languages.