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Robert  Bangert-Drowns

School of Education
Associate Professor
Department: Educational Theory and Practice

Expertise: Computers in education; student motivation in learning; improving student learning

Campus phone: (518) 442-4988
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Robert L. Bangert-Drowns is widely cited for his work in instructional technology and instructional strategies. He is a member of the American Educational Research Association, the American Psychological Association, and Sigma Xi, the scientific research society. Bangert-Drowns directs the Albany Consortium for Research in Instructional Design and Theory (ACRIDAT), a forum and work group for students and faculty interested in research on instruction. He earned his joint doctorate in education and psychology from the University of Michigan in 1986.