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Subject: list of educational researchers
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Asked by: dgor-ga
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Posted: 22 Jun 2006 09:48 PDT
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Question ID: 740236
My interest lies in educational as well as memory research in
connection to IT. A number of researchers have been active in this
field by trying to boost the effectiveness of education and a variety
of learning methods by using special software and the help of

Please make a list of a few educational researchers who enjoy a good
reputation in the field. The scientists should have the capacity to
evaluate our program for long-term memorization on a scientific basis
as well as have knowledge of education-specific issues in research.
Two examples would be Seymour Papert and Andrea diSessa.
Subject: Re: list of educational researchers
Answered By: pafalafa-ga on 22 Jun 2006 15:33 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars

I've compiled a list of some of the most esteemed experts in the field
of computer-assisted learning in the classroom.

The list, below, includes links to web pages that can provide contact
information as well as descriptions of the researcher and the programs
with which they are affiliated.

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Dr. Robert H. Seidman 
Professor - Information Technology Department
Southern New Hampshire Univeristy
Dr. Karen Swan
Kent State University
...Karen Swan is the RCET Research Professor in the Research Center
for Educational Technology at Kent State University.
Alfred Bork
Professor Emeritus
UC Irvine
Research Areas:
Educational Technology
Mark R. Lepper
Stanford University 
Research Interests 
...Microcomputers in education: Design and evaluation of intrinsically
motivating instructional activities for children; effects of early
exposure to computers on children's learning and motivation.
Thomas Liao
Dept of Technology & Society 
SUNY Stony Brook
...Science education; educational technology; curriculum development.
Richard E. Mayer
Professor, Psychology 
University of California, Santa Barbara
...His current research involves the intersection of cognition,
instruction, and technology with a special focus on multimedia
learning and problem solving.
Isa Kaftal Zimmerman
Director of Technology in Education Division
Lesley College
Thomas J. Shuell
SUNY Buffalo
Counseling, School and Educational Psychology
...Learning and cognition, teaching methods and theories, and
instructional technology and its applications in schools and
Center for Highly Interactive Classrooms 
University of Michigan
Any of the faculty on this list, but particularly:

Elliot Soloway, Learning Technologies                                        

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search strategy -- Searched Google and Google Scholar for [ Seymour
Papert and Andrea diSessa ]
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