Education Research - Drawing and Technology
with Dr. John Christie and Dr. Anne Marie Ryan
Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History
A panel discussion from 7 pm to 9 pm in the Museum of Natural History auditorium.
As part of the 2019 Big Draw Festival, the Nova Scotia Museum is hosting a series of exhibits and events to promote the value of drawing for creativity and wellness. Join us as we learn about new approaches and the latest education research focused on drawing and education. Members of the NSCAD Drawing Lab and Faculty from Dalhousie University will share updates on their research interests and approaches to studying the importance of drawing for learning and wellness. This session of great interest to high-school and university educators, and those interested in the value of drawing in education. Panel Speakers:
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- Dr. John Christie, Experimental Psychologist at Dalhousie University and member of the NSCAD Drawing Lab, will present a summary of their research approach and findings. The Drawing Lab formed in 2005 and has been using eye-tracking technology to do research on how to improve drawing education.
- Dr. Anne Marie Ryan, Senior Instructor at Dalhousie Earth Science, will present a summary of her research interests and overview of why drawing matters in science education. Anne Marie will also give a brief summary of her plans for using eye-tracking technology for education research.
This is a free event
Suitable for ages:
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