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

Elena Naftaliev
Research Group: 
Prof. Michal Yerushalmy
Academic Institute: 
University of Haifa

Dr. Elena Naftaliev

Dr. Elena Naftaliev is a postdoctoral fellow at the 'Center for Learning in a NetworKed Society (LINKS), University of Haifa.

She earned a MSc in Mathematics from Dagestan State University, Russia and a Ph.D. in Mathematics Education from University of Haifa, Israel. Her dissertation project was funded by the Israel Science Foundation. It focused on the learning with interactive diagrams in interactive textbooks. 

 Elena worked many years in The Center for Educational Technology (CET) as a developer of textbooks and software materials for learning and teaching mathematics and as a middle and high school mathematics teacher in Israel and Russia. She used innovative technologies during her teaching.

Her research interests are concerned with the development of knowledge that occurs while processes of learning-teaching with computer environments. Her focus is on the study of learning and teaching with interactive textbooks, semiotic functions of interactive text, learning with animations, role of examples, design of interactive curriculum materials and tasks design.

She teaches courses in technology in math education, mathematics and mathematics didactic methods.