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Enhancing

Educational Opportunities for All

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Advancing

Knowledge about the Science of Learning

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Partnering

with Educators to Accelerate Improvement

Tim Nokes-Malach and research group

Preparing

the Next Generation of Learning Researchers

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Contributing

to Pitt, Pittsburgh, and the Well-being of our Region

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Connecting

at Home and Abroad

LRDC Mission

Understanding learning. Improving education.

The Learning Research and Development Center (LRDC) is dedicated to advancing knowledge about the science of learning and improving education practice and opportunities for all.

Five Dimensions of Our Mission »

Addressing Complex Challenges in Teaching & Learning...

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Our Research

Dr. Nokes-Malach and research group

Research Training

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Education Improvement

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Equity

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Connections & Contributions

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Alumni

Our Research Areas

Cognitive & Neural Foundations of Learning Developmental Processes & Outcomes Educational Opportunities, Equity, & Attainment Improvement Research in Education Informal & Life-long Learning Learning Technology Motivation & Engagement Reading & Language Reasoning, Decision Making, & Argumentation STEM connectivity icon

Events

Aug

16

dB-SERC Lunch Discussion

12 – 1 pm, ONLINE

During this dB-SERC lunch discussion, Nicole Saltzman, Nicholas Corsello, and Dr. Margaret Vines from the Chemistry Department will share information about their Mentor/Mentee Award “Help Students Learn to Learn Chemistry." Sign up for the dB-SERC discussion here.

Aug

17

Water in a Changing World

Noon, ONLINE

Learn about water in a rapidly changing world.Each meeting will center on a distinct water topic, including student-centered interaction, and discussion. All are welcome! RSVP to pittwater@pitt.edu

Aug

22

Population Neuroscience of Aging & Alzheimer’s Disease Summer Journal Club

12-1PM, ONLINE

Discussion of COVID-19 affects the brain function/health in the population level from the latest research publication. Topics TBA. If interested in joining please request Zoom link information from Carol Li, M.D. at JIL292@pitt.edu or Becky Meehan at meehanb@pitt.edu

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