ConChaMo 1: Conceptual Change Research — The State of the Art

Wednesday-Friday 22-24 August 2012
Hotel Hanasaari, Espoo

Tentative Program

Wednesday 22.8.

The State of Art - The General Picture

Lecture room Tage

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch and Restaurant Johannes
13.00 – 13.30 Ismo Koponen: Welcome and the introduction of the concept of the workshops
13.30 – 14.30 Stella Vosniadou: The problem of conceptual change in the learning of science and mathematics concepts
14.30 – 15.00 Coffee
15.00 – 16.00 Stellan Ohlsson: Deep Learning – Concept, Findings, and Instructional Implications
16.00 – 16.15 Break
16.15 – 16.45 The Results of survey (Timo Honkela)
16.45 – 18.00 Planning Session
18.30 – Dinner

Thursday 23. 8.

The State of Art - Theoretical Issues

Lecture room Tage

9.00 – 9.45 Theme Session, part 1
09.45 - 10.00 Coffee
10.00 – 11.00 Gualtiero Piccinini: Implicit vs. Explicit Concepts
11.00 – 12.00 Frank Zenker: Reconstructing Conceptual Change with Conceptual Spaces
12.00 – 13.00 Lunch at Restaurant Johannes
13.00 - 14.00 Uskali Mäki: Conceptual change across disciplinary boundaries
14.00 – 14.15 Break
14.15 – 15.15 Ola Halldén and Åsa Larsson: Coherence and contextualization in the process of conceptual change
15.15 – 15.45 Coffee
15.45 – 17.15 Theme Sessions, part 2: "The Mechanisms of Conceptual Change"
17.15 – 18.00 Wrapping up the results of group discussions

19.00 The transport to Torni (at the main entrance of the hotel Hanasaari)
19.30 Dinner at restaurant Torni

Friday 24.8.

The State of Art - Methodological Issues

Lecture room Tage

09.30 – 10.30 Erno Lehtinen: TBA
10.30 – 10.45 Coffee
10.45 – 12.15 Wrapping Up and Planning the Next Workshops
12.30 – Lunch at Restaurant Johannes