Providing students with visualizations of learning data offers actionable information to support learning.
Dr. Teasley is a Research Professor in the School of Information and the Director of the Learning Education & Design Lab (LED Lab) at the University of Michigan. She received her PhD in cognitive psychology from the University of Pittsburgh. Throughout her career, her work has focused on issues of collaboration and learning, looking specifically at how sociotechnical systems can be used to support effective collaborative processes and successful learning outcomes. She is the co-editor of the volume, Perspectives on Socially Shared Cognition, and co-author of several highly cited book chapters on collaborative learning. Her work has also appeared in numerous scholarly journals including Science, Developmental Psychology, the International Journal of Computer Supported Collaborative Learning, Computers and Education and the Journal of Learning Analytics. Dr. Teasley’s research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health, the MacArthur Foundation, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. She is the past president of the Society for Learning Analytics Research (SoLAR) and past chair of the International Alliance to Advance Learning in the Digital Era (IAADLE).