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Director of Educational Technology to Serve as Panelist at AERA Conference

Will Discuss the Future of Online Learning Research

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Event Date 1: April 06, 2014 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Richard Culatta, director of the Office of Educational Technology, will serve as a panelist at the annual meeting of the American Education Research Association (AERA) on Sunday, April 6 in Philadelphia, Pa. Culatta will discuss new opportunities for research that technology affords, based on the Education Department's recent Expanding Evidence Report (

The panel will discuss opportunities and roadblocks to moving work from laboratories to scale, especially in online learning environments, on the topic of “What is the Future of Online Research Opportunities and the Practical Implications at Scale.”

The AERA annual meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research. It is a showcase for ground-breaking, innovative studies in a diverse array of areas -- from early education through higher education, from digital learning to second language literacy.

Event 1
Who : Richard Culatta, director, Office of Educational Technology, U.S. Department of Education
What : AERA Conference
Panel discussion on “What is the future of Online Research Opportunities and the Practical Implications at Scale”
When : 10:30 a.m. ET, Sunday, April 6, 2014
Where : Ritz Carlton Hotel (Grand Ballroom, concourse level)
10 Avenue of the Arts
Philadelphia, Pa.