Half-day event on student engagement techniques & interactive technology
- When: Tuesday, May 19, 2015
- Time: 11:00a.m.- 2:00p.m.
- Where: 145 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02111, Sackler Room 114
Learning Catalytics is a BYOD (bring your own device) student engagement, assessment, and classroom response system widely adopted across Tufts University. This engaging workshop featured guest presenter Dr. Brian Lukoff, co-founder of Learning Catalytics (LC) and Harvard University educator.
Download Workshop Materials
- Find Instructor Help Guide on the website
- Hands-on Workshops
- Post-It Notes from Learning Groups (.doc)
- Guest Presenter: Catalyzing Interactive Teaching using Learning Catalytics (Presentation, .pdf)
- Book section Dr. Brian Lukoff co-authored
Catalyzing Learner Engagement Using Cutting-Edge Classroom Response Systems in Higher Education
Julie Schell, Brian Lukoff and Eric Mazur
in Increasing Student Engagement and Retention Using Classroom Technologies Classroom Response Systems and Mediated Discourse Technologies, Cutting-edge Technologies in Higher Education, Ed. Charles Wankel, pp. 233-261 (Emerald, Bingley, 2013). DOI: 10.1108/S2044-9968(2013)000006E011
Guest Presenter, Brian Lukoff, Ph.D.
Dr. Brian Lukoff is an entrepreneur, educator, technology designer, and engineer with a passion for assessment and innovation. In 2013, Pearson acquired Learning Catalytics, a company that he founded with Eric Mazur and Gary King that produced a cloud-based educational assessment and engagement platform; Learning Catalytics grew out of research work he pursued as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Technology and Education at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University. He has taught mathematics at Harvard University and Boston University and statistics at the University of Texas at Austin. Previously, he was a software engineer at adap.tv, a video advertising startup in Silicon Valley. He received his Ph.D. from the Stanford University School of Education, with a focus on the intersection of education measurement and technology; his dissertation received the Brenda H. Loyd Outstanding Dissertation Award from the National Council on Measurement in Education. He also holds an M.S. in statistics from Stanford University and a B.A. in mathematics from Cornell University.