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Penn GSE Faculty Ryan S. Baker

Professor

  • Educational data mining
  • Learning analytics
  • Student modeling
  • Disengagement
  • Affective computing
  • Massive online open courses
Penn GSE Faculty Annie McKee

Adjunct Professor

  • Leadership
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Organizational Development and Culture Change
  • Happiness and Engagement at Work
Penn GSE Faculty Betty Chandy

Director for Online Learning, Catalyst @ Penn GSE

  • Technology enhanced teaching
  • Teacher professional learning
  • Computational thinking
  • Design of learning environments
Penn GSE Faculty Yasmin B. Kafai

Lori and Michael Milken President’s Distinguished Professor

  • Constructionism
  • Learning Sciences
  • Computer Science Education
  • Equity and Diversity
  • Serious Gaming
Penn GSE Faculty Jenny Zapf

Senior Fellow

  • Entrepreneurship in Education
  • Evaluation for Innovation
  • Adaptive Rapid-Cycle Research Design
  • Non-Profit Management
  • University-Community Partnerships
Penn GSE Faculty Susan A. Yoon

Professor

  • Learning sciences
  • Science and technology education
  • Complex systems in education
  • Knowledge-building environments
  • AR technologies in museums
  • Social networks and social capital in education
Penn GSE Faculty Amy Stornaiuolo

Associate Professor

  • Literacy and learning in adolescence and adulthood
  • Digital literacies
  • Writing
  • Teachers, youth, and social media
  • Education in global contexts
Penn GSE Faculty Pam Grossman

Dean, Graduate School of Education

  • English education
  • Literacy
  • Literature
  • Professional/staff development
  • Teacher community
  • Teacher education and certification
Penn GSE Faculty Sarah Schneider Kavanagh

Associate Professor

  • Teacher education & certification
  • Teacher professional development
  • Mentoring & teacher induction
  • English education
  • History/social studies education
  • LGBTQ issues in education
Penn GSE Faculty L. Michael Golden

Executive Director, Catalyst @ Penn GSE

  • Education innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Educational technology
  • Personalized, blended, problem-based learning
  • Policy and systems change
  • Convergence of education, technology, and business
  • Research to practice implementation
  • Career connected learning
Penn GSE Faculty Zachary Herrmann

Adjunct Assistant Professor

  • Leadership
  • Collaboration
  • Team effectiveness
  • Creative problem-solving
  • Project-based learning