Visiting Scholars: Robert and Elizabeth Bjork

June 21, 2018, 1:00 - 2:30

Educational Sciences Room 253, 1025 West Johnson Street

Robert and Elizabeth Bjork

Department of Psychology, UCLA

Robert and Elizabeth Bjork

Lecture 1:00 pm-2:00 pm | Reception 2:00 pm-2:30 pm

Elizabeth Bjork: Assessing Learning in Ways That Enhance Learning

Elizabeth Bjork studies the relationship between human learning and assessment, and ways to use “desirable difficulties," like testing, to enhance learning.


Robert Bjork: Does What Cognitive Scientists Have Found in the Laboratory Transfer to the Real World of Teaching and Learning?

Robert Bjork is a specialist of human memory and learning whose research focuses on the implications of the science of learning for instruction.