Precision Learning Center One Day Virtual Symposium

The University of California/Stanford Precision Learning Center is hosting a One Day Virtual Symposium across UC campuses! We invited experts across disciplines to give talks about dyslexia, early intervention, language, and cognition! Please RSVP here.

Schedule as follows: 

9:00-9:15 Welcome

9:15-10:00 Using Assessment and Technology to Personalize Instruction 
(UCI; Carol Connor, Ph.D.)

10:00-10:45 Tablet-Based Early Assessment 
(UConn; Roeland Hancock, Ph.D.)

10:45-11:00 Break

11:00-11:45 Dynamic Nonverbal Thinking in People with Dyslexia 
(UCM; Jeff Gilger, Ph.D)

11:45-12:30 Development of Cognitive Control and Assessing Attention and Regulation in the Classroom 
(UCLA; Jennie Grammar, Ph.D.)

12:30-1:30 (Lunch) Neuroscience of Literacy Acquisition - Implications for Practice 
(UCSF; Fumiko Hoeft, M.D. Ph.D. | Stanford; Bruce McCandliss)

1:30-2:15 Measure and Teaching of Creativity 
(UCD; Jamal Abedi, Ph.D.)

2:15-3:00 A Behind the Scene Guide to Mobile Tech-Based Research in School and at Scale 
(UCSF; Melina Uncapher, Ph.D.)

3:00-3:45 Q&A

3:45-4:00 Concluding Remarks

Friday, May 11, 2018 at 9:00am to 4:00pm

401 Parnassus Ave., San Francisco, CA 94143

Event Type

Lecture/Seminar, Academic


School of Medicine


Students, Postdocs, Faculty, Staff, Alumni




Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences


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