Janice Gobert

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Dr. Gobert received her Ph.D. from the University of Toronto (1994) in Cognitive Science and her Masters from McGill University, also in Cognitive Science. Her specialty is in technology-based with visualizations and simulations in scientific domains. She and her group developed Inq-ITS (Inquiry-Intelligent Tutoring System; slinq.org)  which is an intelligent tutoring and assessment system for science. With Inq-ITS, the group conducts research on: learning with visualizations, performance assessment of inquiry skills via data-mining of log files, inquiry skill acquisition, and interactions between skill acquisition and learner characteristics. She has been principal investigator on many projects that address technology-based science learning and assessment. From 2000 to December 2007, Janice served as North American Editor for the International Journal of Science Education.

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