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Yigal Rosen

Adjunct Lecturer on Education

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


Yigal Rosen is a Richard L. Menschel Senior Research Scientist in the office of the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning (VPAL) at Harvard University. He leads the Harvard VPAL Research Team that advances data analytics and digital learning research initiatives in Harvard and beyond, including HarvardX and Canvas. Prior to joining Harvard, Rosen led Pearson's research and development of next generation assessment of higher-order skills. He supported large-scale national and international programs, such as PARCC, NAEP and PISA 2015 & 2018. Rosen worked with product teams on development of Common Core adaptive learning and assessment technologies (e.g., SuccessMaker, iLit) and conducting efficacy studies (e.g., WISC-V, Pearson AccessNext). Rosen previously held academic appointments at the University of Haifa, the Open University, and Ben-Gurion University in Israel. He obtained his B.A. in Technology and Education from Ort Academic College (Jerusalem), and his M.A. in Educational Technology and his Ph.D. in Education from the University of Haifa (Israel).

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