Reed Stevens

Reed Stevens

Professor, Learning Sciences

Annenberg Hall
Room 319
2120 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208-0001
Phone: (847) 467-2727


Year Degree Institution
1999 PhD, Cognitive Studies in Education University of California at Berkeley

Selected Publications
Stevens, Reed (2012). The Missing Bodies of Mathematical Thinking and Learning Have Been Found. Journal of the Learning Sciences: 337-346.

Stevens, Reed; Penney, Lauren; Keifert, Danielle; Davis, Pryce; Mehus, Siri; Lehrer, Rich (2012). Everyday interactions and activities: Field studies of early learning across settings. 10th International Conference of the Learning Sciences: The Future of Learning, ICLS 2012 : 91-98.

Timothy K. O'Mahony; Nancy JBransford, John; Sanders, Elizabeth; Stevens, Reed; Stephens, Richard; Richey, Michael; Lin, Kuen; Soleiman, Moe (2012). A Comparison of Lecture-Based and Challenge-Based Learning in a Workplace Setting: Course Designs, Patterns of Interactivity, and Learning Outcomes. Journal of the Learning Sciences, 21(1): 182-206.

Research Interests
Learning and activity in a wide range of places and situations; design of learning tools curriculum, activities, and technologies.


LOC 213 Cognition in Contexts Cognition and Learning.
LRN_SCI 403 Foundations of the Learning Sciences This is an introductory survey course intended primarily for first year graduate students in the Learning Sciences. Its purpose is to introduce students to basic concepts and findings of cognitive theory and research relevant to the Learning Sciences, with specific focus on how these concepts and findings apply to formal and informal learning. The course also serves to familiarize students with the culture and practices of work in the Learning Sciences so that they can begin to participate effectively in research endeavors.

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