Directors: Antonio M. Battro, Kurt W. Fischer and Diego Golombek
Program officer: María Lourdes Majdalani
Digitalization of education from a cognitive-science perspective
Advances in digital media and networking and consequential digitalization have started to permeate virtually all occasions of education, learning, and teaching (e.g., digital textbooks, digital museums, etc). Digitalization of education is said to allow the enrichment of educational contents (via multimodal presentation), hands-on studies that connect scientific knowledge with everyday experiences, mobile learning and more. Recent studies have shown possible effects of such changes in human mind and brain. Based on recent findings, I plan to discuss possible implications and directions of education in the digital era from a cognitive-science perspective.