Peter Doolittle


Peter Doolittle is currently a professor of educational psychology in the School of Education at Virginia Tech. He is the former Assistant Provost for Teaching and Learning, Director of the Center for Instructional Development and Educational Research (CIDER), and Director of the School of Education (SOE) at Virginia Tech. His academic background includes 30 years teaching undergraduate and graduate students, using traditional, blended, and online formats. In 2013, he provided a TED talk at TED Global in Edinburgh, Scotland (How Working Memory Makes Sense of the World). His current research foci include the theoretical foundations and practical implications of active learning in the college classroom, and the impact of working memory capacity on college student learning in digital learning environments. 

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