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Monday, July 30 • 3:00pm - 3:50pm
Professional Learning by Design: Empowering Educators through Iterative Co-Design

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Learn how CAST is applying an innovative research paradigm called Educational User Experience Design (EdUX) to develop technologies to understand and support teacher learning and instructional needs. EdUX offers a collaborative approach to education research—an approach that acknowledges the valuable perspectives and experiences practitioners bring to the research process by empowering practitioners as co-researchers. This approach is not only changing the way researchers work with practitioners but can also be used by practitioners to improve their practice.

TAGS: Adult Learners/Pre-Service Teachers, Design Thinking, Technology, UDL Research

Speakers
avatar for Jenna Gravel

Jenna Gravel

Director of Research & Curriculum for Professional Learning, CAST
As Director of Research & Curriculum for Professional Learning, Jenna W. Gravel works to connect research and practice by supporting educators to apply UDL to the classroom in order to engage all learners in rich, sophisticated learning opportunities.Specifically, Dr. Gravel’s research... Read More →
avatar for Tracey Hall

Tracey Hall

Senior Research Scientist/Instructional Designer, CAST
Dr. Tracey Hall conducts research on instructional interventions in reading, writing, literacy in the content areas, and assessment. Her work includes the design and evaluation of instructional approaches and assessment tools. These experiences are applied in the development and... Read More →
avatar for Kristin Robinson

Kristin Robinson

Instructional Designer/Research Associate, CAST, Inc.
Kristin Robinson is an instructional designer/research associate at CAST. She is interested in using instructional design to acknowledge and empower the diverse priorities among diverse learners. In her work for CAST she has introduced teachers to projects ranging from science notebooks... Read More →
avatar for Emma L. Starr

Emma L. Starr

Research Associate, CAST
As a research associate at CAST, Emma contributes to research on how UDL can enhance education for all learners.Emma earned her Master of Education degree at the Harvard Graduate School of Education in the Mind, Brain, and Education program in 2017. She graduated from Skidmore College... Read More →


Monday July 30, 2018 3:00pm - 3:50pm EDT
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