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Friday, January 11 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Frontier Science: Can you gamify the teaching of logic/critical thinking? (413)

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Teaching proofs,  logic or critical thinking is usually hard, expensive and time consuming. Recent developments in theoretical computer science grounded in the fundamentals of mathematics might be able to help. We will present a software approach that aims to gamify the process. Bring a laptop/tablet and play.

Speakers
avatar for Dr Corneliu Hoffman

Dr Corneliu Hoffman

University of Birmingham
In my day job am a group theorist. This means I am interested in symmetric objects and the structure of their symmetries. I am also a computer geek and always looking for ways to integrate technology in teaching and research. This session is generated by these interests.

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avatar for Dr Vikki Burns

Dr Vikki Burns

Reader in Science Education, University of Birmingham
Dr Vikki Burns is a Reader in Science Education, with a special interest in how we can support students to develop the knowledge, skills and attributes that they need to be effective, educated citizens.   She uses experiential learning, innovative assessments, and extracurricular... Read More →


Friday January 11, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am
Aston Webb WG12