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Learning Engineering: Applying research and data to improve outcomes

Learning Engineering

Dr. Marsha Lovett, Director of the Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence & Educational Innovation at Carnegie Mellon University, and Norman Bier, Director of the Open Learning Initiative at CMU, will talk their research in cognitive psychology and how developments in educational technology are changing the way we learn. 

Recommended Pre-reading:

Lovett, M., Meyer, O., Thille, C. (2008):"The Open Learning Initiative: Measuring the Effectiveness of the OLI Statistics Course in Accelerating Student Learning," Journal of Interactive Media in Education.