The Department of Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences invites applications for a postdoctoral scholar to join the Coding in Kindergarten research team and conduct research and design related to computational thinking and mathematical problem solving in early childhood education (especially grades K-1). This position will be involved in coordinating research, design, and assessment activities. These include participating and leading interview and teaching experiment data collection at local schools, developing curricular modules for kindergarten and first-grade classes involving coding toys, and creating assessment protocols to be validated through the life of the research project.
The selected scholar will receive mentorship from the project principal investigators (Drs. Jody Clarke-Midura and Victor Lee from the Department of Instructional Technology & Learning Sciences, Dr. Jessica Shumway from the Department of Teacher Education and Leadership) to prepare for future academic and research positions.
This position is funded for two years with a possibility of staying on for a third year.
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Please do not attach cover letter or writing sample. You will be instructed to copy and paste both doucments in the application.
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