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Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver

Barbara B. Jacobs Chair in Education and Technology, Distinguished Professor of Learning Sciences and Director of the Center for Research on Learning and Technology in the School of Education at Indiana University

Cindy Hmelo-Silver at IU Bloomington on Thursday, May 25, 2023. (Photo by Chris Meyer/Indiana University)

Dr. Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver’s research focuses on how people learn about complex phenomena and how technology can help support that learning. She studies problem-based learning, collaborative engagement and computer supported collaborative learning. She is a co-PI on the National Science Foundation’s Institute for Engaged Learning, an International Society of the Learning Sciences inaugural fellow as well as a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Educational Research Association and International Society for Design and Development in Education

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