Marlene Scardamalia Speaks on Teaching, Learning and Technology

Albany, NY (October 1, 2012) - Dr. Marlene Scardamalia, University of Toronto, will visit UAlbany on November 1 to speak on Transforming Teaching and Learning Through Technology.

Scardamalia holds the Presidents' Chair in Education and Knowledge Technologies at OISE/University of Toronto and directs the Institute for Knowledge Innovation and Technology (IKIT). She has conducted research and published in the areas of cognitive development, psychology of writing, intentional learning, the nature of expertise, and educational uses of computers. Her work has earned her several honors and awards, including an Ontario Psychological Foundation Contribution to Knowledge award, a fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, election to the U.S. National Academy of Education (the second Canadian so honored) and appointment to the Presidents’ Chair in Education and Knowledge Technologies.

This event will take place Thursday, November 1 at 4pm in the Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center on the UAlbany Uptown Campus.  A light reception will follow the talk. RSVP to Sharon Malison at