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Matthew Berland

Expert on how people learn with and about computer science and engineering.

Assistant professor, digital media, curriculum & instruction Arts Institute Work: 608-263-7379


  • Computational literacy, computational thinking, computer science education, and engineering education
  • Design of constructionist learning environments
  • Board games, mobile games, and simulations
  • Learning analytics and educational data mining


  • Co-chair, American Educational Research Association Division C1E: Computer Science & Engineering Education
  • PI, National Science Foundation grant to study middle school engineering education and mobile games
  • Author of numerous publications in computer science, computer science education, and the learning sciences