Chris Dede

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Chris Dede is the Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies at Harvard's Graduate School of Education. His fields of scholarship include emerging technologies, policy, and leadership. His funded research includes seven current grants from NSF, Qualcomm, the Gates Foundation, and the US Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences to explore immersive simulations and transformed social interactions as means of student engagement, learning, and assessment. 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.

Chris 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, will be published by Teachers College Press in 2012.

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Dede, Chris (2005): Planning for Neomillennial Learning Styles Neomillennial Learning Styles and Mediated Imme. In EDUCAUSE Quarterly, 28 (1) pp. 18-21.

Salzman, Marilyn C., Dede, Chris, Loftin, R. Bowen (1999): VR's Frames of Reference: A Visualization Technique for Mastering Abstract Multidimensiona. In: Altom, Mark W., Williams, Marian G. (eds.) Proceedings of the ACM CHI 99 Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference May 15-20, 1999, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. pp. 489-495.

Salzman, Marilyn C., Dede, Chris, Loftin, R. Bowen (1995): Usability and Learning in Educational Virtual Realities. In: Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 39th Annual Meeting , 1995, . pp. 486-490.

Dieterle, Edward, Dede, Chris, Schrier, Karen (2007): "Neomillennial" Learning Styles Propagated by Wireless Handheld Devices. In: "Ubiquitous and Pervasive Knowledge and Learning Management: Semantics, Social Networking and New Media to Their Full Potential" .