Leverhulme Lectures (2024)

The Collective for Curriculum, Pedagogy and Policy at the School of Education is proud to announce a series of lectures by Leverhulme Visiting Professor Slava Kalyuga.

Speaker bio:

Slava Kalyuga is Emeritus Professor of Educational Psychology at the School of Education, the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. His research interests are in cognitive processes in learning, cognitive load theory, and evidence-based instructional design principles. His specific contributions include detailed experimental studies of the role of learner prior knowledge in learning (expertise reversal effect); the redundancy effect in multimedia learning; the development of rapid online diagnostic assessment methods; and studies of the effectiveness of different procedures for tailoring instruction to levels of learner expertise. He is the author of four books and more than 200 research articles and chapters.

Event details:

Lecture 1 (2pm – 4pm 15 May):  Role of knowledge base in human cognition (Room: Social Sciences Building 14.33 & MS Teams, Meeting ID: 329 484 387 097 Passcode: LurY7a)

Lecture 2 (2pm – 4pm 22 May): Expertise reversal effect and its instructional implications (Room: Social Sciences Building 14.33 & MS Teams Meeting ID: 367 556 401 441 Passcode: bQKV9w)

Lecture 3 (2pm – 4pm 5 June): Rapid diagnostic assessment (Room: Social Sciences Building 14.33 & MS Teams Meeting ID: 369 273 186 539 Passcode: nm2WWx)

Lecture 4 (2pm – 4pm 12 June): Tailoring instruction to levels of learner expertise (Room: Social Sciences Building 14.33 & MS Teams Meeting ID: 376 564 257 559 Passcode: tGB2Y8)

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To attend online please click the MS Teams link for the lecture.

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