Learning in Social Contexts Conference

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WORKSHOP SCHEDULE

 FRIDAY, MAY 20, 2016
   
Learning Research and Development Center  (9th floor),  University of Pittsburgh
   

 8 a.m.

Continental Breakfast


 8:30 a.m.

Welcome


 9 a.m.

Small-group dialogue and student learning in classrooms

- Noreen Webb (University of California, Los Angeles)

 

 9:30 a.m.

Argumentation for learning: What we know and what we need to know

- Christa Asterhan (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)

 

 10 a.m.

Participation in classroom discussion and learning outcomes

- Catherine O’Connor (Boston University)


 10:30 a.m.

Break


 11 a.m.

When is it better to learn together? Insights from research on the costs and benefits of collaborative learning

- Timothy Nokes-Malach (University of Pittsburgh)

 

 11:30 a.m.

The regulation of socio-cognitive conflict: Consequences for learning and interpersonal relations

- Fabrizio Butera (University of Lausanne)

 

 Noon

Socially-productive classroom talk: Challenges of school implementation

- Lauren Resnick (University of Pittsburgh)


 12:30 p.m.

Lunch


 1:30 p.m.

Accountability effects in learning from peer assessment

- Christian Schunn (University of Pittsburgh)

 

 2 p.m.

Long-term effects of values affirmation interventions on academic achievement 

- Kevin Binning (University of Pittsburgh)

 

 2:30 p.m.

Closing the gender and ethnic minority achievement gap: The effect of three goal-setting interventions

- Michaela Schippers (Erasmus University)


 3 p.m.

Break


 3:30 p.m.

Human and social capital in urban public schools

- Carrie Leana (University of Pittsburgh)

 

 4 p.m.

Networks and learning: From local, to global, and back again

- Ray Reagans (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

 

 4:30 p.m.

Social resources for math teaching and learning: The role of colleagues, coaches, and administrators

- Jennifer Russell (University of Pittsburgh)


 5:30 p.m.

Reception and dinner (University Club -- University of Pittsburgh)


 
 
 SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2016
   
Tepper School of Business (Room 343, 3rd Floor Posner Hall), Carnegie Mellon University
   

 8 a.m.

Continental Breakfast


 8:30 a.m.

From discourse analytics to design for team-based learning in online education

- Carolyn Rose (Carnegie Mellon University)

 

 9 a.m.

Innovation in task groups: Newcomers as change agents

- John Levine (University of Pittsburgh)

 

 9:30 a.m.

Learning while deciding in groups

- R. Scott Tindale (Loyola University of Chicago)


 10 a.m.

Break


 10:30 a.m.

How and when can social hierarchy promote learning in groups?

- J. Stuart Bunderson (Washington University, St. Louis)

 

 11 a.m.

Transactive memory systems and team performance

- Linda Argote (Carnegie Mellon University)

 

 11:30 a.m.

Collective intelligence and group learning

- Anita Woolley (Carnegie Mellon University)


 Noon

Lunch


 1 p.m.

Credit assignment and learning in organizations

- Christina Fang (New York University)

 

 1:30 p.m.

Chain structure and innovation 

- Anne Marie Knott (Washington University, St. Louis)

 

 2 p.m.

Overcoming stickiness: How the timing of knowledge transfer methods affects transfer difficulty

- Gabriel Szulanski (INSEAD Singapore)


 2:30 p.m.

Short Break


 2:45 p.m.

Public relative performance feedback in complex service systems: Improving productivity through the adoption of best practices

- Anita Tucker (Brandeis University)

 

 3:15 p.m.

Wrap-up and future directions

- Linda Argote and John Levine