In the first part of career, my research focused on the cognitive, aesthetic, and social aspects related to the design and use of computer based learning environments. My initial work looked at the psychological aspects of working with interactive media. Over time my interests shifted towards technology integration in teacher education and teacher professional development both in face-to-face and online settings. The Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPCK) framework for teacher knowledge for technology integration (co-developed with Dr. Matthew J. Koehler), has been described as being “the most significant advancement in the area of technology integration in the past 25 years.” My more recent work has focused on transdisciplinary creativity, the role of aesthetics in learning.
As my Google Scholar citation indices show, my work has been quite influential in the field:
More information on each of these lines of work can be found by following the links below:
- Transdisciplinary Creativity
- The Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) framework
- Design & Pedagogy
- Psychological aspects of learning from interactive media