University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

NAPLeS Contact:

Christian Schunn

Research Areas:

  • Building innovative learning environments for science, technology, & art
  • Creative robotics and the development of technological fluency
  • Design-based learning
  • Dialogic instructions
  • Intelligent tutoring systems
  • Interactions of reasoning capacity and motivation in learning
  • Peer feedback and learning
  • Professional learning in communities of practice
  • Metacognition and motivation
  • Neuroscience of higher-level learning
  • Teacher learning for managing classroom instruction
  • Understanding and designing for learning in museums


  • Rosa Apodaca
  • Amanda Godley
  • James Greeno
  • Alan Lesgold
  • Christian Schunn
  • Jennifer Sherer
  • Erin Walker