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Friday, March 5
12:00 pm

Cognitive Science Program presents Measuring understanding and predicting STEM learning outcomes from neural activity Dr. Meir Meshulam Princeton Neuroscience Institute Princeton University How do students understand and remember new information? Measuring and decoding human brain activity during educational experiences offers new ways to address this fundamental question. Today, it is unclear how learners internalize new content, especially in real-life and online settings. In this talk, Dr. Meshulam will demonstrate how neural data can be used to diagnose individual participants’ understanding of specific topics within a broad-ranging, real-world STEM course (Introduction to Computer Science, at Princeton University). This approach hinges on the finding that understanding is mirrored in “neural alignment”: the degree to which an individual learner’s neural representations match those of experts, as well as those of other learners. If time permits, Dr. Meshulam also will discuss ongoing work in which we use recent advances in natural language processing (NLP) to model the learning process and track changes in neural concept representations over the span of the course. Virtual Event via Zoom Co-sponsors: Department of Psychology and College of Education

Tuesday, March 9
4:00 pm

Lehigh University undergraduate students can earn their Bachelor's (in degree of choice) and Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree in Elementary Education or Secondary Education plus Pennsylvania Teacher Certification. Join Zoom Meeting https://lehigh.zoom.us/j/96289464898?pwd=MHFUWDRONXBmbjNIQlVNbEFFdHBtQT09 Meeting ID: 962 8946 4898 Passcode: 517728

Tuesday, March 9
4:00 pm

Meet Lehigh University College of Education Special Education faculty, staff, and students to learn about the Special Education degree program in which you are interested! 

Tuesday, March 16
4:00 pm

Meet Lehigh University College of Education Teacher Education and Instructional Technology faculty, staff, and students to learn about the Teacher Education or Instructional Technology degree program in which you are interested!

Tuesday, March 23
4:00 pm

Meet Lehigh University College of Education Educational Leadership faculty, staff, and students to learn about the Educational Leadership degree program in which you are interested!