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Eric Klopfer
Evaluation Lead
klopfer@mit.edu

Eric Klopfer co-leads CITE's evaluation of educational technologies in India. Eric's research at MIT focuses on the development and use of computer games and simulations for building understanding of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The games that he works on are designed to build understanding of scientific practices and concepts as well as critical knowledge, using both mobile and web-delivered game platforms. In the realm of simulations, Eric's work focuses on students understanding complex systems through, and connecting computer programming with scientific practice, critical thinking, and real-world issues. He is the co-author of the books, “Adventures in Modeling”, “The More We Know, as well as author of “Augmented Learning,” Eric is also the co-founder and past president of the non-profit Learning Games Network.

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