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

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

Dr. Shai Olsher

Dr. Olsher is a research associate at the Center for Research and Development of Alternatives in Education in the Faculty of Education in the University of Haifa. His current research deals with potential contribution of digital assessment products in the classroom, and developing and using digital textbooks and learning environments. Among the projects (headed by Prof. Michal Yerushamly) Olsher is the director of the STEP (Seeing The Entire Picture) platform  for formative assessment in mathematics and support R&D that is related to the VisualMath evolving interactive textbook. Dr. Olsher's teaching experience includes lecturing in an MA program in Educational Technology at the Kibbutzim College of Education and he serves as a pedagogic instructor in mathematics education. In the past he  served as chief screenplay writer and teacher in the Private Tutor television series intended for matriculation exams preparation. The television series was produced by the Israeli Educational Television Channel in collaboration with the Mathematics Chief Inspector from the Ministry of Education. Has years of experience developing educational technologies and managing technological and educational projects.