ERIC Number: EJ1054863
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014
Q & A with Ed Tech Leaders: Interview with David Dockterman
Shaughnessy, Michael F.
Educational Technology, v54 n3 p62-63 May-Jun 2014
In this article, Michael F. Shaughnessy, Contributing Editor of this journal, interviews David Dockterman, Chief Architect, Learning Sciences, at Scholastic Education, where he provides guidance on turning research into practical programs. Dockterman was one of the founders of Tom Snyder Productions, a leading educational software developer and publisher, which was acquired by Scholastic in 2001. In his more than 25 years in the publishing field, Dockterman led in the development of numerous award-winning instructional technology programs. Dockterman did a lot of formative research on how students interacted with technology, particularly the programs being built at Tom Snyder Productions. Dockterman discusses the science and deep structure of games that he was most fascinated with and that had the most potential for transforming learning.
Descriptors: Interviews, Computer System Design, Computer Software, Computer Simulation, Educational Games, Thinking Skills, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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