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Jurow, A. Susan Professor


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research overview

  • Dr. Jurow studies learning by examining people’s everyday practices as they grapple with and solve meaningful problems. The focus of her research has been on the organization of what she calls “consequential learning” in situated social action. By consequential learning, she means changing forms of participation that allow people to be recognized as competent participants in valued and dynamic networks of practice.


  • the organization of learning as a situated and distributed process - stretched across settings, times, and people such that it can become of consequence for individuals and communities


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courses taught

  • EDUC 2411 - Educational Psychology for Elementary Schools
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019 / Spring 2020
    Integrates theories and ideas from elementary school child development, educational psychology and the learning sciences. Explores theories of learning and child development and considers implications for teaching, student engagement and the design of equitable and effective learning environments. Students are required to attend a practicum off-site for this class.
  • EDUC 8358 - Seminar: Human Learning
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Intensive study of selected topics in human learning.The focus of the seminar will vary depending on the instructor's expertise and students' interest. Recent topics include sociocultural and social practice theories, STEM learning in and out of school. Repeatable for credit up to 6 total credit hours. Recommended prerequisite: EDUC 6318 or EDUC 8210 or instructor consent.


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