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David L. Wright
03-03-1998, 04:28 AM
A workshop on teaching " Motor Learning and Control" will be held at the Max
Planck Institute
for Psychological Research in Munich on May 15-17, 1998 and Human
Performance Laboratory,
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX on June 19-21, 1998. Each workshop
is aimed at
providing new and experienced instructors who plan to or currently teach a
motor learning and/or
control class at the university level with (a) some suggested guidelines to
planning such a course,
(b) materials that can be used as primary means of presenting key
information, and (c) practical
tools that can easily be incorporated into such a class. Topics will
include: Theoretical and
practical issues related to memory, information feedback, practice
scheduling and composition,
complex skill learning, and theoretical and practical issues related to
motor control. Each lecture
topic will be supplemented with hands-on demonstration of computerized
laboratory activities
that will be made available to each participant at the conclusion of the
workshop. Days 2 and 3 of
the workshop will include roundtable discussions with program faculty and
participants. For
more information regarding these events visit the workshop website at:
http://digby.tamu.edu/classes/ce or by contact Dr. Charles H. Shea
(cshea@tamu.edu) or Dr.
Gabriele Wulf (wulf@mpipf-muenchen.mpg.de).
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David L. Wright, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Human Performance Laboratory
Texas A&M University
College Station, TX 77843-4243
Tel: (409) 845-5213 Fax: (409) 847-8987

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