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Alan Lesgold

Dean, University of Pittsburgh School of Education

Professor, University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychology

Senior Scientist, Learning Research & Development Center

Lesgold, A. (2008). Assessment to steer the course of learning: Dither in testing. In E. L. Baker, J. Dickieson, W. Wulfeck, & H. O'Neil (Eds.), Assessment of problem solving using simulations. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Lesgold, A. (2007). Towards valued human expertise. In M. Gluck, J. R. Anderson, & S. Kosslyn (Eds.), Memory and mind: A Festschrift for Gordon H. Bower. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Sung, Y.-T., & Lesgold, A. (2007). Software infrastructure for teachers: A missing link in integrating technology with instruction. Teachers College Record, 109(11), 2541-2575.

Soller, A., & Lesgold, A. (2007). Collaborative tools in educational practice. In U. Hoppe, H. Ogata, & A. Soller (Eds.), The role of technology in CSCL: Studies in technology enhanced collaborative learning (pp. 117-120). Berlin: Springer Verlag.

Soller, A., & Lesgold, A. (2007). Modeling the process of knowledge sharing. In U. Hoppe, H. Ogata, & A. Soller (Eds.), The role of technology in CSCL: Studies in technology enhanced collaborative learning (pp. 63-86). Berlin: Springer Verlag.

Lesgold, A. M. (2000). Cognitive Science Society. In A. E. Kazdin (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Psychology. New York: Oxford.

Renée and Richard Goldman Dean Alan Lesgold received the Voice of Advocacy Award from the Forum for Western Pennsylvania School Superintendents. The award was presented to Lesgold at The Forum’s Fall Retreat at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, Pa.

December 2015

Fellow

2008-present

American Educational Research Association (AERA)

Fellow (Division of Fellow, American Psychological Society

1988-present

Experimental Psychology, Division of Educational Psychology, and Division of Applied Experimental and Engineering Psychologists), American Psychological Association

1972-present

President, Applied Cognitive Psychology Division, International Association of Applied Psychology

2002-2006

Power of One award

2005

GLSEN

Human Relations Awardee, Pittsburgh Chapter

2004

American Jewish Committee

Lifetime National Associate of the National Academies

2004

National Research Council

American Psychological Association Award for Distinguished Contributions of Applications of Psychology to Education and Training

2001

Doctor Honoris Causa

September 1999

Open Universiteit Nederland

Secretary/Treasurer

1988-1997

Cognitive Science Society

Educom Medal for contributions to educational technology (awarded by Educom on recommendation of American Psychological Association)

1995

President, Society for Computers in Psychology (formerly the National Conference for the Use of On-Line Computers in Psychology)

1983

Program Chair, Member, Steering Committee, Society for Computers in Psychology (formerly the National Conference for the Use of On-Line Computers in Psychology)

1981

Alternate, Spencer Fellowship

1976

National Academy of Education

Member, Sigma Xi

NSF Graduate Fellowship

1970-1971

Stanford

NIMH Traineeship in General and Experimental Psychology

1967-1970

Stanford

Phi Kappa Phi

1967

Michigan State University

Honors College

1964-1967

Michigan State University