Website University of Connecticut
Ido Davidesco (https://education.uconn.edu/person/ido-davidesco), Assistant Professor of Learning Sciences at the Neag School of Education, University of Connecticut (UConn), is accepting applications for prospective Ph.D. students for fall 2021.
Please apply by December 1st through UConn’s Cognition, Instruction, and Learning Technology Program (https://cilt.education.uconn.edu). Students accepted into this program will have the opportunity to conduct research at the intersection of cognitive neuroscience, learning sciences, and educational technology on topics such as:
- How do students engage in STEM learning in face-to-face and virtual environments?
- How are student engagement and learning reflected in their brain activity and eye movements?
- How can technology support students’ ability to conduct authentic research in STEM classrooms?
- In what ways can the science of learning inform classroom practices?
Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Dr. Davidesco directly at: [email protected]
About UConn’s Neag School of Education:
The Neag School of Education stands out as a major contributor to instructional and research excellence at the University of Connecticut, one of the nation’s leading public higher education institutions. According to the 2020 U.S. News & World Report rankings of Best Graduate Schools, the Neag School ranks among the top 20 public graduate schools of education in the nation. The University of Connecticut’s Educational Psychology department is regularly ranked among the top of its kind in the nation. With nearly 40 faculty members, the department is among the most productive at the University. In addition to the Cognition, Instruction, and Learning Technology Program, the department offers programs in Research Methods, Measurement, and Evaluation; Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology; Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent Development; School Psychology; and Special Education.
For more information: https://education.uconn.edu/doctoral
To apply for this job please visit cilt.education.uconn.edu.