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Yigal Rosen

Yigal Rosen

Degree:  Ph.D., University of Haifa, (2006)
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Office:  Longfellow 329
Faculty Assistant:  Judith Wasserman


Yigal Rosen is a senior director of learning solutions at ACTNext/ACT and project director of OECD-PISA 2021 Creative Thinking assessment. He and his group provide thought leadership on learning sciences, adaptive learning, and innovative assessment design in support of ACT's transition to a learning company. In addition to his role at ACTNext/ACT, Rosen is teaching design and development of technology-enhanced assessments at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. 

Previously, Rosen led the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning Research Group at Harvard University as Richard L. Menschel Senior Research Scientist. Prior to joining Harvard, he was a senior research scientist at Pearson, leading next generation research and development in PISA, NAEP, PARCC and 21st century skills programs. 

He taught learning technology and innovative assessment design at the University of Haifa and gained his school teaching experience in computer science and physics in grades 5 through 12.

Rosen obtained his Ph.D. in Education from the University of Haifa and was a post-doctoral fellow at HSGE and at Tel Aviv University School of Education. 

He is the author of over 100 publications and a leading editor of the recently published book, Handbook of Research on Technology Tools for Real-World Skill Development.

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