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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

Kaeser, T., & Schwartz, D. L. (2020). Modeling and Analyzing Inquiry Strategies in Open-Ended Learning Environments. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE IN EDUCATION, 30(3), 504–535.

Cutumisu, M., Schwartz, D. L., & Lou, N. M. (2020). The relation between academic achievement and the spontaneous use of design-thinking strategies. COMPUTERS & EDUCATION, 149.

Cutumisu, M., Chin, D. B., & Schwartz, D. L. (2019). A digital game-based assessment of middle-school and college students' choices to seek critical feedback and to revise. BRITISH JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY, 50(6), 2977–3003.

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