[MATHLINK] Postdoctoral position at McGill University

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Thu May 6 13:12:09 CST 2021

Job title: *Postdoctoral Researcher in App-Based Learning*


Applications are invited for a postdoctoral researcher position at McGill
University in Québec, Canada. The postdoctoral researcher will be
supervised by Adam K. Dubé, Director of the Technology, Learning, &
Cognition Lab (mcgill.ca/tlc), in the Department of Educational and
Counselling Psychology. The initial appointment will be for one year, but
may be renewed for a second year based on performance and interest.

The TLC lab is comprised of a diverse group of international scholars
studying educational technology broadly (e.g., game-based learning,
children’s interactions with digital assistants, 3D printing,)and
mathematical cognition. This work is done with leading industry partners
from both Montreal (Ubisoft, Ululab) and abroad (StarFall, ZapZap Math).

Substantive Focus and Responsibilities
The research program will conduct a comprehensive evaluation of
the effectiveness of math apps designed for children 5-10yrs of age by:
• investigating the creative context in which math apps are made by
studying how app developers’ personal pedagogies and the development
process shape the math apps children use;
• studying the home context in which math apps are chosen by parents and
used by children;
• studying the school context in which math apps are chosen and used by
Ideally, the postdoctoral researcher will focus on the creative context of
the project but will also conduct research in the other context areas.
Educational apps outside mathematics can be studied, based on the
applicant’s interest.

Full Job Posting: http://bit.ly/TLCpostdoc

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