The LDT program "prepares professionals to design and evaluate educationally informed and empirically grounded learning environments, products, and programs that effectively employ emergent technologies in a variety of settings."
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Some research questions of particular interest include the roles of colleagues and digital tools in motivating and supporting teacher learning, and the design of digital tools that make a positive difference in the classroom context.
Krauskopf, K. & Forssell, K. (2018). When knowing is believing: A multi-trait analysis of self-reported TPCK. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 1-10. doi:10.1111/jcal.12253.
Forssell, K. (2016). Making Meaningful Advances: TPACK for Designers of Learning Tools. In M. C. Herring, P. Mishra, and M. J. Koehler (Eds.) Handbook of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) for Educators, Second Edition. New York: Routledge.
As a learning experience designer, I am constantly refining the content and activities in my courses. Together with my students I explore the current trends in technology, empirical research, and conceptual frameworks. We apply these lenses to needs in real-world learning settings.