Co-creation of Knowledge in Technology-Enhanced Communities of Learning

Einat Gil

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    Dr. Einat Gil

    Einat is the Head of Teaching Innovation within the Center for Innovation and Excellence in Teaching in the Levinsky College of Education. She leads the establishment and intgration of Future Learning Spaces and was the former founder of the Simulations center in the college.

    Previous to that she was a post-doctorate fellow in the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences and the Department of Statistical Sciences in The University of Toronto. She lead a research in collaboration with Jim Slotta (OISE/UT) and Alison Gibbs (USTATS) focusing on high school students learning about Big Data and the design of an interactive inter-disciplinary learning environment in a smart orchestrated space.

    Her Ph.D. in Mathematics Education (advised by Prof. Dani Ben-Zvi) studied long-term impact of learning on the statistical reasoning of students, in an inquiry-based technology-enhanced learning environment. Einat is a graduate of the Technologies in Education program at the University of Haifa (summa cum laude). She has expertise and extensive experience in designing technology-enhanced learning environments that promote inquiry. Dr. Gil has written three books for ORT Moshinski Research and Development Center and developed several programs in the Faculty of Education at the University of Haifa. Additionally, she has taught courses and seminars for teachers/ICT coordinators and supervised educational initiatives within the Continuing Education department.

    After three years in Toronto Einat returned to Israel for an academic and management position in the Levinsky College and is collaborating with two LINKS research groups – that of Prof. Dani Ben-Zvi (Cool Connections) and of Prof. Yael Kali – the design of a future learning spaces.