Faculty

Mitchell Nathan

My research is largely rooted in the embodied nature of mathematical knowledge for learning and instruction in classrooms and technology based learning environments.


Research Interests

Embodied Cognition; Mathematical cognition; Discourse processes; Integrated STEM education; Engineering education

Sadhana Puntambekar

Our mission is to design and implement innovative, technology-rich learning environments to foster deep and engaging science and engineering knowledge for middle school students.


Research Interests

Scaffolding; Distributed Scaffolding, Computer Supported Collaborative Learning; Learning from physical and virtual models; Design-Based Research

Martina Rau

I investigate the social, perceptual, and conceptual processes involved in learning with external representations with the goal to establish design principles for adaptive educational technologies that support these processes.


Research Interests

Learning with multiple representations | Representational competencies | Human-computer interaction | Learning analytics | Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning

David Williamson Shaffer

My research interests are in the areas of learning analytics and research methods. My lab develops theories, methods, and tools for assessing complex, and collaborative thinking by combining qualitative analysis and quantitative modeling.


Research Interests

Learning Analytics; Quantitative ethnography; Discourse Analytics; Scientific modeling; Educational assessment

AFFILIATE FACULTY

LEARNING SCIENCES

  • Martha AlibaliProfessor, Dept of Psychology, College of Letters & Science
  • Leema K. Berland, Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education
  • Matthew Berland, Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education
  • Naomi CheslerProfessor, Dept of Biomedical Engineering, College of Engineering
  • Lewis FriedlandProfessor, School of Journalism & Mass Communication and Affiliate Professor, Dept of Sociology, College of Letters & Science​
  • Richard HalversonProfessor, Dept of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis, School of Education
  • Rosemary Russ, Assistant Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, School of Education