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Brigid Barron

Brigid Barron

Brigid Barron, TELOS Co-Lead, is Professor of Education and the Learning Sciences at Stanford’s Graduate School of Education. Her research investigates how digital technologies can serve as catalysts for  collaborative learning across home, school, and community settings with the goal of creating more equitable opportunities for the development of expertise and interest-driven learning.  Current projects include the documentation of learner pathways to expertise through personal social networks, and designed settings for learning. She is founder of The YouthLAB at Stanford, and a co-lead of the NSF-funded LIFE Center (Learning in Informal and Formal Environments), investigating the social foundations of learning across diverse communities, contexts, and domains. At Stanford she teaches in the Learning Design and Technology MA program, the LSTD doctoral program and the DAPS doctoral program.