Join the Computer Science Education Speaker Series to hear from three experts in computer science education on their experience and goals for the field. The Speaker Series is in preparation of the launch of the Teaching Endorsement in Computer Science in summer of 2021. The second speaker in the series is Dr. Matthew Berland on April 22.
Matthew Berland is an Associate Professor of Design, Creative, and Informal Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at UW–Madison and Affiliate Faculty in Information Studies, Computer Sciences, Educational Psychology, and Science/ Technology Studies. He uses design-based research to create and analyze tools and learning environments that support students’ creative agency and computational literacies. Berland holds a Ph.D. from Northwestern University, and he is the founder and director of both the Complex Play Lab and the UW Game Design Program.