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Dan Schwartz

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Daniel Schwartz

I. James Quillen Dean


Assistant: Amy Schaumburg

Office: Galvez Modular 129


Daniel L. Schwartz is the I. James Quillen Dean and Nomellini & Olivier Professor of Educational Technology at Stanford Graduate School of Education. He leads the Stanford Accelerator for Learning, a major interdisciplinary initiative advancing the science and design of learning to bring effective and equitable solutions to the world. An expert in human learning and educational technology, Schwartz also oversees a laboratory that creates pedagogy, technology, and assessments that prepare students to continue learning and adapting throughout their lifetimes. He has taught math in rural Kenya, English in south-central Los Angeles and multiple subjects in Kaltag, Alaska. He is author of "The ABCs of How We Learn: 26 Scientifically Proven Approaches, How They Work, and When to Use Them."

Other Titles

Professor, Graduate School of Education
Member, Bio-X
Faculty Affiliate, Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI)
Member, Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance
Member, Wu Tsai Neurosciences Institute

Program Affiliations

Learning Sciences and Technology Design (LSTD)

Research Interests

Assessment, Testing and Measurement | Brain and Learning Sciences | Data Sciences | Psychology | Technology and Education

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Recent Publications

Oppezzo, M., Neale, M. A., Gross, J. J., Prochaska, J. J., Schwartz, D. L., Aikens, R. C., & Palaniappan, L. (2023). Moving outside the board room: A proof-of-concept study on the impact of walking while negotiating. PloS One, 18(3), e0282681.

Yannier, N., Hudson, S. E., Koedinger, K. R., Hirsh-Pasek, K., Golinkoff, R. M., Munakata, Y., … Brownell, S. E. (2021). Active learning: "Hands-on" meets "minds-on". Science (New York, N.Y.), 374(6563), 26–30.

Oppezzo, M., Wegner, L., Gross, J. J., Schwartz, D. L., Eckley, T., King, A. C., … Stefanick, M. L. (2021). What moves you? Physical activity strategies in older women. Journal of Health Psychology, 13591053211014593.

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