Chief Science Officer of Cogneeto
I have been a Professor of Psychology at the University of Toronto for decades, and I also offer 4 free courses on Coursera.org. As Director of our Advanced Learning Technologies Lab, my research is focused on building and assessing educational technologies, primarily to establish evidence-based related to efficacy and usability. One of the applications we created is called peerScholar, and it is now being used in 10 countries to help students develop the critical skills of success, skills like critical and creative thought, effective communication and collaboration, and enhanced metacognitive awareness. The efforts of our lab have been recognized by many awards at the institutional, provincial and national levels. For example, Steve was named a 3M National Teaching Fellow, and peerScholar itself won the National Technology Innovation Award from The Learning Partnership.
Jan. 17, 2023
Overview In this episode, I got to interview cognitive psychologist, Steve Joordens, who also happens to be a co-found of a fantastic ed tech tool called peerScholar . Steve titles himself an unintentional entrepreneur, but …