Author Profile

Chris Dede | Professor of Learning Technologies in the Graduate School of Education, Harvard University

Current Position and Past Experience
Chris Dede is the Timothy E. Wirth Professor in Learning Technologies at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education. Dede is a leader in mobile learning initiatives and has developed a framework for improving educational innovations. For three years, Dede served as Chair of the Learning and Teaching Area at HGSE . In 2011, Dede was named a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association. In 2005, Dede Co-edited a book called Scaling Up Success: Lessons Learned from Technology-based Educational Improvement.

Dede has served as a member of the National Academy of Sciences Committee on foundations of Educational and Psychological Assessment. In 2010, Dede served as a member of the National Educational Technology Plan Technical Working Group.

His recent co-edited books include Teacher Learning in the Digital Age (Harvard University Press, 2016); Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Realities in Education (Springer, 2017); and Education at scale: Engineering online teaching and learning (Routledge, forthcoming).

Education, Honors and Achievements
In 2012, Dede was awarded Outstanding Leadership and Dedication to the Education Profession from the Association for Teacher Educators. He also won the National Environment Education Week Green STEM Innovators Award in 2012.

You can learn more about Chris Dede on the Harvard Graduate School of Education Website.