- Council Member
Marti Louw is faculty in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University where she directs the Learning Media Design Center. She also serves as the Assistant Dean of Curriculum for the Integrative Design Arts & Technology (IDeATe) network, teaches in the Masters of Educational Technology and Applied Learning Sciences (METALS) and undergraduate IDeATe Design for Learning minor programs. As a design-based researcher, she focuses on how design as a creative problem-solving form of systematic inquiry can be used to collaboratively envision and create technology-enhanced learning environments that are socially co-constructed, personally relevant, and emancipatory. Current research areas include: scaffolding disciplinary forms of observation, identification and reflection in citizen science, museum and informal learning contexts.