Roy Pea

Roy Pea is a professor of learning sciences in the School of Education at Stanford University. He has extensively published works in the learning sciences
and on learning technology design, and made significant contributions since 1981 to the understanding of how people learn with technology.

He has published widely on K-12 learning and education, especially in science, math and technology,
fostered by advanced technologies including scientific visualization, on-line communities, digital video collaboratories and mobile computers. His current
work is examining how informal and formal learning can be better understood and connected, and developing the DIVER paradigm for everyday networked video
interactions for learning and communications.

Other current research includes the influence of point of view on video-supported learning and collaboration; precollege mobile science inquiry and learning with sensors;and informal math learning in families. He is co-author of the 2010 National Education Technology Plan for the US Department of Education, was co-editor of the 2007 volume Video Research in the Learning Sciences, and co-author of the 2000 National Academy volume How People Learn. He is the Co-Founder and Director for Teachscape, a company providing comprehensive K-12 teacher professional development services incorporating web-based video case studies of standards-based teaching and communities of learners.