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Ung-Sang Lee

2022 | University of California, San Diego | Collaborative Design Partnerships as Vehicles for Learning

Dr. Lee’s work is driven by the understanding that schools advance racial justice and equity when school stakeholders collaboratively design for school improvement. His research examines how school stakeholders learn to collaboratively center justice and equity in their practices through design and improvement partnerships.

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Stryker Calvez

2022 | (Re)conciliation: Honouring the land and its peoples through education

Dr. Stryker Calvez is a Metis/Michif researcher, educator, and activist from the Red River territory around Winnipeg. Over the last 20 years he has worked extensively with provincial governments, post-secondary institutions, and community organizations to better understand how to implement and/or improve educational, social, and health and well-being programming for Indigenous peoples, newcomers to Canada, and historically disadvantaged populations.

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Armin Weinberger

2021 | Saarland University | Breakdowns and Breakthroughs of Transactive Knowledge Co-Construction

Armin Weinberger is the founding professor and head of the Department of Educational Technology and Knowledge Management at Saarland University. His main research interests lie in analyzing and facilitating the generation, construction, and sharing of knowledge in teams, groups of learners, and larger communities. Armin has a 20-year experience in ...

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Scott Freeman

2021 | University of Washington | The Evidence-Basis for Inclusive Teaching in Undergraduate STEM Majors

Scott Freeman grew up in Wisconsin and received a B.A. in Biology from Carleton College in 1978. After working in environmental education and international conservation for six years, he did graduate work at the University of Washington on the molecular systematics and morphological evolution of blackbirds and received a Ph....

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Manu Kapur

2021 | ETH Zurich | The Future Learning Initiative

Manu holds the Professorship for Learning Sciences and Higher Education at ETH Zurich, Switzerland, and directs The Future Learning Initiative (FLI) at ETH Zurich. An ETH+ funded initiative, the FLI brings together more than 20 professors from 10 departments at ETH to advance research on the science of teaching and learning in ...

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Olivier Palmieri

2019 | Ubisoft | Extending Reality, Extending Learning

Olivier Palmieri is a Game Director at Ubisoft, where he has worked as Creative Director, Game Director, and Level Design Director, and advanced International Design Trainer for the Ubisoft Design Academy. He is the creator of Eagle Flight, the first virtual reality game released by Ubisoft and winner of the 2017 ...

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Alyssa Wise

2019 | New York University (NYU) | The Analytic Future of Science Education

Alyssa Wise is Associate Professor of Learning Sciences and Educational Technology at New York University and the Director of LEARN, NYU’s pioneering university-wide Learning Analytics Research Network.  Dr. Wise’s research is situated at the intersection of the learning and educational data sciences, focusing on the design of learning ...

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Paul Denny

2018 | University of Auckland, New Zealand | Practicing with peers: student-generated questions as a learning activity

Dr. Paul Denny is an associate professor in Computer Science at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. His research interests include developing and evaluating technologies for supporting collaborative learning, particularly involving student-generated resources, and exploring ways to motivate students to engage within online learning environments. One of his developments, PeerWise, ...

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Richard M. Felder

2018 | North Carolina State University | Understanding and Minimizing Student and Faculty Resistance to Learner-Centered Teaching

Richard M. Felder, Hoechst Celanese Professor Emeritus Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC 27695-7905 Email: rmfelder@mindspring.com Website: www.ncsu.edu/effective_teaching B.Ch.E., City College of New York;  Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Princeton University Dr. Felder joined the N....

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Susan McKenney

2017 | University of Twente | Teacher learning in design-centric partnerships

Prof. Dr. Susan McKenney co-leads ELAN1, the teacher education program within the Faculty of Behavioral and Management Sciences2 at the University of Twente3. Additionally, she holds appointments in the Department of Instructional Technology4, at the same university, and in the Learning Sciences & Policy5 Group at the University of Pittsburgh6. ...

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Georg Rieger

2017 | University of British Columbia | Examinations that support learning – How two-stage assessment became common practice at the University of British Columbia

Dr. Rieger is a tenure-track Instructor in Physics & Astronomy in Vantage College at the University of British Columbia. He is also a long-time member of the Carl Wieman Science Education Initiative (since 2009)and served as the CWSEI department director for Physics & Astronomy from 2011 to 2015. He received a Dipl. ...

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Stephen Downes

2016 | The Final Frontier: Space

Stephen Downes is a specialist in online learning technology and new media. Through a 25 year career in the field Downes has developed and deployed a series of progressively more innovative technologies, beginning with multi-user domains (MUDs) in the 1990s, open online communities in the 2000s, and personal learning environments in ...

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Katerine Bielaczyc

2016 | Clark University | Learning from our own designs: Generating knowledge from practical implementations

Dr. Bielaczyc is an Associate Professor of Education and the Director of the Jacob Hiatt Center for Urban Education at Clark University.  She received a B.Sc. Honours in computer science from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, and a Master’s and Ph.D. in education from the University ...

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Mary Pat Wenderoth

2015 | The Future of Evidence-based Teaching

Recognized for her teaching excellence, Dr. Mary Pat Wenderoth is a winner of the University of Washington Distinguished Teaching Award (2001) and member of the University of Washington Teaching Academy. Dr. Wenderoth has been involved with broad dissemination of best teaching practices, through her involvement with the National Academies Scientific Teaching ...

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Elizabeth Losh

2015 | University of California, San Diego | Noise in the Data: Qualitative Research and Evidence-Based Pedagogy

Dr. Elizabeth Losh is the author of Virtualpolitik: An Electronic History of Government Media-Making in a Time of War, Scandal, Disaster, Miscommunication, and Mistakes (MIT Press, 2009) and The War on Learning: Gaining Ground in the Digital University (MIT Press, 2014). She is the co-author of the comic book textbook Understanding Rhetoric: ...

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Carl Bereiter

2014 | University of Toronto, OISE | Principles, practices, and principled practical knowledge

Carl Bereiter is a Professor Emeritus at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto. Along with Marlene Scardamalia, he developed CSILE (later Knowledge Forum®), the first networked system for collaborative learning, and its accompanying theory and pedagogy, Knowledge Building. His book Education and Mind in the ...

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Noah Finkelstein

2014 | Actively Engaging in Educational Transformation: The roles and promise of disciplinary engagement in education at a critical time

Noah Finkelstein is a Professor of Physics at the University of Colorado Boulder and conducts research is in physics education. He serves as a director of the Physics Education Research (PER) group at Colorado. Finkelstein is also a Director of the national-scale Center for STEM Learning at UC-Boulder, which has ...

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Laurent Poliquin

2013 | Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) | The Quebec Experience with large scale Pedagogical initiative/the future of Technopedagogie

Dr. Poliquin is professor in the department of Biological Sciences, Université du Québec à Montréal, since 1989. His research interests are in cell biology and virology, as well as in active methods for teaching sciences. He was part of a group of colleagues who changed the B.Sc. program in ...

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Yannis Dimitriadis

2013 | University of Valladolid | An international perspective on new models of learning and teaching

Dr. Dimitriadis is Professor of Telematics Engineering at the University of Valladolid, Spain. He is also coordinator of the GSIC/EMIC (Group of Intelligent and Cooperative Systems/Education, Media, Information and Culture) research group, since 1994, an inter-disciplinary team of more than 20 researchers from the fields of Telematics, Computer Science and ...

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Thérèse Laferrière

2013 | Université Laval | The Quebec Experience with large scale Pedagogical initiative/the future of Technopedagogie

Dr. Laferrière is a full professor of pedagogy in the Department of Studies in Teaching and Learning at l’Université Laval. She received her doctorate in Education from Boston University, Boston. She is an associate researcher at the Institute for Knowledge Innovation and Technology (IKIT) at the University of ...

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Jim Slotta

2013 | University of Toronto, OISE | An international perspective on new models of learning and teaching

Dr. Slotta is an Associate Professor with the Department for Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning and the Centre for Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education at the University of Toronto, OISE. He received his doctorate in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Masters of Science in cognitive psychology, University of ...

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Eric Mazur

2012 | Harvard University | The Scientific Approach to Teaching

Eric Mazur is the Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at Harvard University. An internationally recognized scientist and researcher, he leads a vigorous research program in optical physics and supervises one of the largest research groups in the Physics Department at Harvard University. In 1990 he began developing Peer Instruction ...

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