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Digital Teaching Platform Customizing Classroom Learning for Each Student

The Learning, Design and Technology Graduate Program in the College of Education at the University of Houston, in collaboration with McGraw Hill Publishers and Houston Independent School District, invites you to attend a special event.

Dr. Chris DedeWhat: An interactive presentation by Dr. Chris Dede, the Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education

Topic: Customizing Classroom Learning for Each Student

When: Wednesday, November 6, 9-11 am

Where: Rockwell Pavilion

2nd floor of MD Anderson Library on main campus
University of Houston

4800 Calhoun Rd., Houston, TX 77004

Dr. Dede’s scholarship include emerging technologies, policy, and leadership.  His funded research includes five grants from NSF and the Gates Foundation to design and study immersive simulations, transformed social interactions, and online professional development.  In 2007, he was honored by Harvard University as an outstanding teacher, and in 2011 he was named a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association.

Dr. Dede has served as a member of the National Academy of Sciences Committee on Foundations of Educational and Psychological Assessment and a member of the 2010 National Educational Technology Plan Technical Working Group.  His co-edited book, Scaling Up Success: Lessons Learned from Technology-based Educational Improvement, was published by Jossey-Bass in 2005.  A second volume he edited, Online Professional Development for Teachers: Emerging Models and Methods, was published by the Harvard Education Press in 2006. His latest book, Digital Teaching Platforms, was published by Teachers College Press in 2012.

UHHISDFor more information, please contact:
Sara McNeil: smcneil@uh.edu
Learning, Design and Technology Graduate Program
College of Education
University of Houston
A Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university

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