Sharon Derry

Professor

Sharon J. Derry is professor of Educational Psychology at UW-Madison. Her research explores the application of cognitive science theories to problems in education and training. Her expertise includes cognitive-theoretical approaches to the study of human problem solving, including collaborative problem solving. Derry manages several curriculum and instructional technology projects that focus on individual and collaborative problem solving, critical thinking, literacy, and basic mathematics. Derry also studies collaborative processes within interdisciplinary research and management teams.

Video Mosaic Collaborative

Contact Information

derry@education.wisc.edu
Phone: (608) 263-3676
Office: Ed Sciences

Current Projects

Implementing a Workflow Visualization System for Design Based Research

Completed Projects

Collaborative Research: Understanding and Cultivating the Transition from Arithmetic to Algebraic Reasoning
Collaborative Research: Understanding and Cultivating the Transition from Arithmetic to Algebraic Thinking
Collaborative Research: Understanding and Cultivating the Transition from Arithmetic to Algebraic Thinking
ICLS 2008: International Perspectives on the Learning Sciences: Cre8ing a Learning World
Collaborative Research: R&D: Cyber-Enabled Design Research to Enhance Teachers' Critical Thinking Using a Major Video Collection on Children's Mathematical Reasoning
Participant Costs: ICLS 2008: International Perspectives on the Learning Sciences: Cre8ing a Learning World