Propelling the field of learning sciences and technologies

How do people learn? How can educational environments optimize learning? The field of learning sciences and technologies is at the forefront of answering these questions to shape twenty-first-century learning. 

Learning scientists create new approaches to enhance the learning process, often using technology. At Penn GSE, our vibrant Learning Sciences and Technologies master’s and doctoral programs boast extraordinary strengths and promise. They prepare students to pursue fulfilling and creative careers as educators, researchers, and developers of next-generation curricula, technology-enriched learning environments, and instructional programs. The programs’ award-winning faculty design and research classrooms, virtual worlds, museums, and student groups across multiple educational settings. Their innovations range from online learning communities and teacher professional development to new approaches in curriculum and pedagogy.

Through learning sciences and technologies, Penn GSE is transforming learning environments and curricula to better reach students.

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Making Memorable Learning: Penn GSE Urban Teaching Residency Students Embrace the Maker Movement

Inspired by the maker movement and their Penn GSE coursework, two students in Penn GSE’s Urban Teaching Residency master’s program partnered to overhaul the innovation lab at Christina Seix Academy.

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Driving Innovation: Penn GSE Transforms Education for a Changing World

Whether by galvanizing urgent conversations, empowering educators, inspiring entrepreneurs, or propelling innovative degree programs, Penn GSE is at the forefront of transforming education for a changing world.