Learning Sciences Academics & Research Expertise

Douglas Clark

Douglas Clark - Specialization Chair

  • Game-based learning
  • Complexity
  • Science education
  • Agent-based computation
  • Educational technology

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Jennifer Adams

Jennifer Adams

  • Learning environments
  • Identity development
  • Environmental education
  • Design based research
  • Science education

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Barbara Brown

Barbara Brown

  • Teacher education
  • Qualitative research
  • Collaborative, school-based research
  • Technology-enhanced learning environments
  • Leadership 

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Man-Wai Chu

Man-Wai Chu

  • Classroom assessment and student learning
  • Science education
  • Educational technology
  • Quantitative research methods
  • Applied statistical methods

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Brent Davis

Brent Davis

  • Mathematics education
  • Mathematics teachers' disciplinary knowledge
  • Teacher education
  • Complexity research in education
  • Cognitive science

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Krista Francis

Krista Francis

  • Mathematics education
  • Mathematics teachers' disciplinary knowledge
  • Educational technology
  • E-learning
  • Design based research

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Sharon Friesen

Sharon Friesen

  • Transformative education
  • Learning environments
  • Integrating technology in education
  • Educational reform and policy
  • Mathematics teaching and learning 

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Michele Jacobsen

Michele Jacobsen

  • Educational technology
  • E-publishing
  • Online psychological and educational research methodology
  • Technology and teacher education
  • User-centered design

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Beaumie Kim

Beaumie Kim

  • Collaborative, school-based research
  • Integrating technology in education
  • Learners' ideas in science
  • Qualitative research using video
  • User-centered design

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Kim Koh

Kim Koh

  • Classroom assessment and student learning
  • Quantitative research methods
  • Educational and psychological measurement
  • Technology and teacher education
  • Teacher learning and professional development

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Deborah Lambert

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Jennifer Lock

Jennifer Lock

  • E-learning
  • Distributed learning
  • Educational technology
  • Integrating technology in education
  • Leadership of educational technology 

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Armando Preciado Babb

Armando Preciado Babb

  • Collaborative, school-based research
  • Complexity research in education
  • Mathematics education
  • Mathematics teachers' disciplinary knowledge
  • Mathematical problem solving

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Soroush Sabbaghan

Soroush Sabbaghan

  • Mathematics education
  • Teacher education
  • Bilingual/second language education
  • Applied linguistics
  • English for academic purposes (EAP) curriculum design 

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Pratim Sengupta

Pratim Sengupta

  • Educational technology
  • Complexity
  • Science education
  • Theory/philosophy of science
  • Design based research

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Marie-Claire Shanahan

Marie-Claire Shanahan

  • Science education
  • Identity development
  • Conversation and discourse analysis
  • Theory/philosophy of science
  • Sociology of science 

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Miwa Aoki Takeuchi

Miwa Aoki Takeuchi

  • Learning sciences
  • Mathematics education
  • Early years learning
  • Language and the construction of meaning
  • Learning environments

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Xu Zhao

Xu Zhao

  • Youth social, moral and civic development
  • Multicultural education
  • Mixed-method research design
  • Preventive intervention program development

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