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- Greater Boston Area, California, United States
- Work VPAL Online Education Research Group
- Industry Education
- Website www.josephjaywilliams.com/
- About I do human-computer interaction and cognitive science research to understand and improve how people learn and reason using online software and technology. My focus is on designing MOOClets (tiny.cc/moocletframework) that allow collaborative and automatic personalization and experimentation with digital interactive online resources. For example, I work on studies that investigate how to promote students’ construction of explanations when solving mathematics exercises (e.g. on www.khanacademy.org), how to measurably increase students’ motivation and grades with web lessons that teach students that intelligence is malleable, and how to change metacognitive habits and behaviors in MOOCs u...