Human Potential to Learn LO26535 -Conf

From: unevoc (unevoc@umanitoba.ca)
Date: 04/18/01


Attention all educators and those with an interest in education and human
resource development:

About the Conference

UNEVOC- Canada in partnership with the International Centre for the
Enhancement of Learning Potential is hosting an international conference
to be held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, August 18-25, 2001. The conference
entitled "Unlocking Human Potential to Learn" is designed to introduce
participants to the best practices and innovative approaches, strategies
and techniques for teaching "learning how to learn" skills to children,
youth and adults. Paper presentations will focus on three major themes;
enhancing learning skills of special needs and gifted learners of diverse
cultures, developing critical skills for lifelong learning and improving
effectiveness and efficiency in vocational education and workplace
training.

The major focus of the conference will be Dr. Reuven Feuerstein's work on
the development of theories of structural cognitive modifiability and
mediated learning.

About the Workshops

Following the conference a series of comprehensive workshops will be held
to train participants in the theory and practice of Mediated Learning.
Participants will acquire the critical knowledge and skills to implement
the mediated learning experience to enhance the learning potential of
students. Workshops will provide participants with both theory and
hands-on experience in Medicated Learning, Learning Potential Assessment
Device and Instrumental Enrichment.

Who Should Attend?

This international conference will spotlight issues that will be of
particular interest to:

K-12 educators
Post-secondary educators
Curriculum and program developers
Guidance counsellors
Researchers
Instructional designers
Electronic learning specialists
Resources specialists
Policy makers
Human resource practitioners
Administrators in education and training institution
Special needs administrators and organizations

Register Now or Get More Information

Dr. Chris Chinien
Director, UNEVOC-Canada
unevoc@cc.umanitoba.ca

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