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Michael Shane Tutwiler

Adjunct Lecturer on Education
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Shane Tutwiler's research focuses on modeling student behavior in complex learning environments, such as multi user virtual environments (MUVEs), and using those behaviors as predictors for future student learning. Shane is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow on the EcoXPT project (Co-PIs: Chris Dede & Tina Grotzer) and was a Research Assistant on the EcoMUVE project (Co-PIs: Chris Dede & Tina Grotzer) and Tina Grotzer's NSF CAREER grant. Shane co-teaches the course S-040 (Introduction to Applied Data Analysis) and has acted as a Teaching Fellow for numerous courses such as T-543 (Applying Cognitive Science to Learning and Teaching), T-800 (Research and Evidence: Framing Scientific Research for Public Understanding), and S-011 (Understanding Today's Educational Testing). His work has appeared in journals such as Computers & Education, Bioscience, and Contemporary Educational Psychology, as well as in the proceedings of various international conferences. Prior to his time at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Shane was a high school math and science teacher, and radiological engineer and nuclear water chemist in the United States Navy. He is currently an officer in the United States Navy Reserves. Shane has earned an Ed.M. in Technology, Innovation, & Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and B.S. in Science Education from Temple University. Shane earned his Ed.D. in Human Development & Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in 2014.

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