Professor of Learning Sciences and
Computer and Information Science (CIS)
Research Expertise: Learning Science | Gaming | Media arts design and programming
As a learning scientist, Dr. Kafai examines technology designs and cultures through the lens of constructionist theory. Dr. Kafai's recent collaborations with colleagues from the MIT Media Laboratory have resulted in the design and study of the media-rich programming environment Scratch (scratch.mit.edu) for Computer Clubhouses, a worldwide network of community technology centers. Dr. Kafai is currently investigating how media arts design and programming can become part of curricular activities in school and in after-school programs.
Ed.D. 1993 - Harvard University
Diplompsychologie 1987 - Technische UniversitÃ??Ã?Â¤t