Prof. Mitchel J Resnick

LEGO Papert Professor of Learning Research
Associate Academic Head, Program in Media Arts and Sciences (MAS)
Co-Director, Center for Future Civic Media (C4FCM)

Primary DLC

MIT Media Lab

MIT Room: E14-445A

Areas of Interest and Expertise

Role of Technology in Learning and Education
Design of Computational Systems for Nonexperts and Children
Decentralized Systems and Decentralized Thinking
Informal Learning Environments
Learning in Virtual Communities
Lifelong Kindergarten

Research Summary

Resnick's research focuses upon rethinking learning and education in the context of new computational technologies. He has concentrated particularly on development of new educational technologies that encouarge and support learning through designing and experimenting.

Recent Work