Adrienne Alton–Lee

Adrienne Alton-Lee, Chief Education Adviser
Adrienne Alton-Lee
Chief Education Adviser

Research Interest

The collaborative generation, dissemination and use of syntheses of evidence about what works and why to strengthen the evidence-base informing policy, research and practice in education. Her current focus is on the role of systemic research and development as a catalyst for transformation in education.

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Lorin W. Anderson


Lorin W. Anderson
Carolina Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of South Carolina (USA)

Bio and Research Interest

Professor Anderson spent his entire academic career at the University of South Carolina, arriving in August, 1973, and retiring in August, 2006.  During his career at the University he taught graduate courses in research design, curriculum development, assessment, and evaluation.  Since his retirement, he has spent his time consulting with educators and policy makers on the revised Bloom’s Taxonomy, curriculum development, and effective teaching strategies for children of poverty in the United States, Eastern Europe, and South America.   His primary research interests are the nurturing of young educational researchers, the allocation and productive use of school time, and improving the quality of education for economically-disadvantaged children and youth.  In 2003, he co-founded the Center of Excellence to Prepare Teachers of Children of Poverty, which is located at Francis Marion University.  He has established an endowed fund to support first-generation college students who aspire to become educators.

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Jürgen Baumert

Prof. Dr. Drs. Jürgen Baumert, Director and Professor for Education
Prof. Dr. Drs. Jürgen Baumert
Director and Professor for Education

Research Interest

Large-scale assessment (TIMSS and PISA), learning and instruction in mathematics, teacher expertise, longitudinal studies on development in childhood and adolescence, and institutions as differential learning environments.

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David C. Berliner


David  C. Berliner

Regents’ Professor Emeritus
Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College,
Arizona State University

Bio and Research Interest

DAVID C. BERLINER, Regents’ Professor of Education Emeritus at Arizona State University, has also taught at many other universities at home and abroad. He is a member of the National Academy of Education, the International Academy of Education, and a past president of both the American Educational Research Association and the Division of Educational Psychology of the American Psychological Association.

He has won numerous awards for his work on behalf of the education profession, and authored or co-authored over 400 articles, chapters and books. Among his best known works are the six editions of the text Educational psychology, co-authored with N. L. Gage; The manufactured crisis, co-authored with B. J. Biddle; Collateral damage: How high-stakes testing corrupts American education, co-authored with Sharon Nichols; and 50 myths and lies that threaten America’s public schools, co-authored with Gene V Glass. He co-edited the first Handbook of educational psychology and the books Talks to teachers, Perspectives on instructional time, and Putting research to work in your school

He has interest in the study of teaching, teacher education, and educational policy. 

 

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Monique Boekaerts

Monique Boekaerts, Full Professor
Monique Boekaerts
Full Professor

Research Interest

I investigate how children and adolescents steer and direct their own learning process. I developed the dual processing self-regulation model, which describes the interaction between motivation, volition and learning in actual learning situations. This model was used to develop a custom-built, integrative assessment tool that can capture the self regulation of the writing process in real time.

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Nicholas C. Burbules


Nicholas C. Burbules

Edward William and Jane Marr Gutgsell Professor
Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Bio and Research Interest

Nicholas C. Burbules is the Gutgsell Professor in the Department of Educational Policy, Organization and Leadership at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

His primary research areas are philosophy of education; teaching through dialogue; and technology and education.  

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Erik De Corte

Eric De Corte, Emeritus Professor
Erik De Corte
Emeritus Professor

Bio and Research Interest

Contributing to the development of theories of learning from instruction with a focus on the following topics: learning and teaching of problem-solving and learning skills; metacognitive, affective/emotional and epistemological aspects of learning; design and evaluation of powerful learning environments; mathematics learning and teaching

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Andreas Demetriou


Andreas Demetriou
Professor Emeritus, University of Nicosia, Cyprus

Research Interest

Andreas Demetriou is a cognitive developmental psychologist. Currently he is Professor Emeritus of the University of Nicosia, Cyprus. He obtained his PhD in psychology in 1983 from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. He was a professor of psychology at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece,  (1975-1996), the University of Cyprus (1996-2008), and the Univgersity of Nicosia (2011-2016). He served in top academic or administrative positions, such as Vice-Rector and Acting Rector of the University of Cyprus, foundational President of the Cyprus University of Technology, President of the Conference of Rectors of the Universities of Cyprus and also Minister of Education and Culture of Cyprus. He is a fellow of Academia Europaea and the International Academy of Education, an Honorary Doctor of Middlesex University London, an Honorary Professor of Durham University, UK, and an Honorary Visiting Professor of the Northeastern Normal University, China. He developed a theory of intellectual development integrating the developmental, psychometric, and cognitive traditions and he is currently working along several lines, including basic processes underlying different cognitive domains, the educational implications of the theory, and relations between intellectual and brain development. This work is published in about 200 books and articles, including The Architecture and Dynamics of Developing Mind (1993, with A. Efklides and M. Platsidou) and The Development of Mental Processing  (2002, with C. Christou, G. Spanoudis, and M. Platsidou) in the series Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, Life-span Developmental Psychology (1998, Wiley, with W. Doise, and C. F. M. van Lieashout), Unity and Modularity in the Mind and the Self (2001, Routledge, with S. Kazi) and (5) Cognitive Developmental Change (2004, Cambridge University Press, with A. Raftopoulos). The journals New Ideas in Psychology (1998), Developmental Review (1999),  Developmental Science (1999), Educational Psychology Review (2011),and Intelligence (2013) devoted special issues discussing this work. 

 

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Marc Depaepe

Eric A. Hanushek
Marc Depaepe
Vice-Rector (deputy chancellor) - University of Leuven (KU Leuven), Campus Kulak, Kortrijk

Research Interest

Researcher at the University of Leuven (1977), Lecturer (1984), Assistant Professor (1990), Professor (1993) and Extra-ordinary and Ordinary Professor 1996/2000). Served previously as Head of the department of Educational Sciences at Leuven (2001-2004), Head of the Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences at Kortrijk (2004-2009), and Coordinator of the Human Sciences at Kortrijk (2007-2009). Lectures at the campus Kortrijk: history of education and history of behavioral sciences, and at the main campus in Leuven: history of modern educational systems. His main research interests are: 1. History of educational and behavioral sciences, especially pedology, experimental pedagogy, and educational psychology; 2. History of education at large in Belgium (especially primary education); 3. International historiography of education (including theoretical, methodological and conceptual issues); 4. History of colonial and postcolonial education (especially Congo).

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Kadriye Ercikan


Professor and Director of Cross-cultural Assessment and Research Methods in Education (CARME)

AREAS OF RESEARCH INTEREST
Educational measurement and research methods in education
Cross-cultural and language issues in measurement
Validity of assessment and research generalizations

SELECTED POSITIONS
Member, International Test Commission Council (2012 - )
Member, Board of Directors of the National Council on Measurement in Education (2008-2011)
Member of the US National Academy of Sciences Committee on Foundations of Assessment (1998-2001)
Associate of the Peter Wall Institute for Advanced Studies (2000 – present)

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