Sunday, February 13, 2011

Live Interview Tuesday, February 15th - David Perkins on Making Learning Whole

Join me Tuesday, February 15th, for a live and interactive webinar with David Perkins on his book Making Learning Whole.

Date: Tuesday, February 15, 2011
Time: 5pm Pacific / 8pm Eastern / 1am GMT (next day--international times here)
Duration: 1 hour
Location: In Elluminate. Log in at 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 Recordings of the session will be posted within a day of the event at the event page.
Event and Recording Page

David Perkins is a founding member of Harvard Project Zero, a basic research project at the Harvard Graduate School of Education investigating human symbolic capacities and their development. For many years, he served as codirector, and is now senior codirector and a member of the steering committee. Perkins conducts research on creativity in the arts and sciences, informal reasoning, problem solving, understanding, individual and organizational learning, and the teaching of thinking skills. He has participated in curriculum projects addressing thinking, understanding, and learning in Colombia, Israel, Venezuela, South Africa, Sweden, Holland, Australia, and the United States. He is actively involved in school change. Perkins is a cofounder of WIDE World, a distance learning initiative for practitioners. He is the author of numerous publications, including The Eureka Effect (about creativity), King Arthurs Round Table (about organizational intelligence and learning), and Making Learning Whole (a general framework for deepening education at all levels).

Making Learning Whole: How Seven Principles of Teaching Can Transform Education