Matthew Berland

Matthew Berland

Matthew Berland

Discovery Fellow, Assistant Professor, Digital Media

Years Active



  • A.B., Brown University
  • Ph.D., Northwestern University
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Texas at Austin

Research Description

Matthew Berland’s research focuses on using new ways to understand how people learn, teach, think, and build with computation. He uses design-based research to study and create games and tools that support students’ creativity in learning complex content and use data mining and learning analytics to better understand learning and making.