Co-Director, Institute for Learning
Distinguished University Professor, University of Pittsburgh
Professor, Psychology and Cognitive Science, University of Pittsburgh Department of Psychology
Adjunct Faculty, University of Pittsburgh School of Education
Senior Scientist, Professor Emerita, Learning Research & Development Center
- Learning and development
- Scientific understanding in children
- Socially shared cognition
Heyd-Metzuyanim, E., Smith, M., Bill, V., & Resnick, L. B. (2018). From ritual to explorative participation in discourse-rich instructional practices: A case study of teacher learning through professional development. Educational Studies in Mathematics, 99, 1-17.
Stein, M.K., Crowley, K., & Resnick, L.B. (2016). Education policy and the learning sciences: The case for a new alliance. In M. Evans, M. Packer, & K. Sawyer (Eds.), Reflections on the Learning Sciences. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Clarke, S. N., Resnick, L.B., & Rosé, C.P. (2016). Dialogic instruction: A new frontier. In L. Corno and E. Anderman (Eds.), Third Handbook of Educational Psychology. New York, NY: Routledge.
Clarke, S. N., Howley, I., Resnick, L. B., & Rosé, C.P. (2016). Student agency to participate in dialogic science discussions. Learning, Culture and Social Interaction.
Scherrer, J., Israel, N., & Resnick, L. (2015). Learning designs for nested communities of practice. In W. Penuel & B. Fishman (Eds.), Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education.
Rose, C. P., Goldman, P., Sherer, J. Z., & Resnick, L. (2015). Supportive technologies for group discussion in MOOCs. Current Issues in Emerging eLearning, 2(1).
Resnick, L., & F.E. Schantz (2015). Re-thinking intelligence: Schools that build the mind. European Journal of Education, 50(3).
Clarke, S. N., Chen, G., Bickel, D. D., Sherer, J. Z. & Resnick, L. B. (2015). Through the looking glass: Using a classroom discourse visualizer to support teacher reflection on practice. In Lindwall, O., Ha¨kkinen, P., Koschman, T. Tchounikine, P. & Ludvigsen, S. (Eds.) Exploring the Material Conditions of Learning: The Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL) Conference 2015 (Vol. 2, pp. 828-830). Gothenburg, Sweden: The International Society of the Learning Sciences.
Resnick, L. B., Asterhan, C. A. & Clarke, S. N. (2015). Dialogue, learning and teaching. In L. B. Resnick, C. A. Asterhan & S. N. Clarke (Eds.) Socializing Intelligence through Academic Talk and Dialogue. Washington, D.C.: American Educational Research Association, pp. 1-12.
Socializing Intelligence Through Academic Talk and Dialogue edited by Lauren B. Resnick, Christa S. C. Asterhan, and Sherice N. Clarke. (2015). Washington, DC: AERA.
Chen, G., Clarke, S., & Resnick, L. (2014). Classroom discourse analyzer (CDA): A discourse analytic tool for teachers. 12th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems.
Resnick, L.B., with Schantz, F. E. (2014). Talking to learn…and learn…and learn: A conversation. In T. Zittoun & Iannaccone, Activities of thinking in social spaces. Nova Publishers.
Rosé, C. P., Carlson, R., Yang, D., Wen, M., Resnick, L., Goldman, P., & Sherer, J. (2014). Social factors that contribute to attrition in MOOCs. In Proceedings of the first ACM conference on learning @ scale, March 4-5, 2014, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Scherrer, J., Israel, N., & Resnick, L.B. (2013). Beyond classrooms: scaling and sustaining instructional innovations. To appear in W. Penuel & B. Fishman (Eds.) Design-based implementation research. National Society for the Study of Education Yearbook, 113. Teachers College Press.
McConachie, S. M., Petrosky, A. R., & Resnick, L. B. (Foreword). (2010). Content matters: A disciplinary literacy approach to improving student learning (pp. vii-viii)[Foreword]. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Imprint.
Resnick, L. B. (2010). Nested learning systems for the thinking curriculum. Educational Researcher, 39(5), 183-197. [Note: Lead paper in the journal; based on invited award address.]
Matsumura, L. C., Garnier, H., & Resnick, L. B. (2010). Implementing literacy coaching: The role of school social resources. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, 32(2), 249-272.
Resnick, L. B., Michaels, S., & O'Connor, C. (2010). How (well structured) talk builds the mind. In R. Sternberg & D. Preiss (Eds.), From genes to context: New discoveries about learning from educational research and their applications. New York: Springer.
Sohmer, R., Michaels, S., O'Connor, M. C., & Resnick, L. B. (2009). Guided construction of knowledge in the classroom: The Troika of well-structured talk, tasks, and tools. In B. Schwarz & T. Dreyfus (Eds.), Advances in learning and instruction (pp. 105-129). London: Elsevier.
Resnick, L. B., Wiliam, D., Apodaca, R., & Rangel, E. (2009). The relationship between assessment and the organization and practice of teaching. In B. McGaw, P. Peterson, & E. Baker (Eds.), International encyclopedia of education, 3rd Edition. London: Elsevier.
Resnick, L. B., & Matsumura, L. C. (Winter, 2007). Academic proficiency: Bright hopes, blurry vision. Voices in education, 14.
Resnick, L. B., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Mehalik, M. M., Sherer, J. Z., & Halverson, E. R. (2007). A framework for effective management of school system performance. In P. A. Moss (Ed.), Evidence and decision making. The 106th yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education (NSS), Part 1 (pp. 155-185). Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers.
Michaels, S., O'Connor, C., & Resnick, L. B.(2008). Deliberative discourse idealized and realized: Accountable talk in the classroom and in civic life. Studies in Philosophy and Education, 27(4), 283-297.
Clark, R. M., Sherer, J. Z., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Resnick, L. (2007). Combining Expert Directed Graphs of the K-12 Educational System. American Educational Research Association Meeting, Chicago, Illinois.
Sherer, J. Z., Clark, R. M., Besterfield-Sacre, M., & Resnick, L. (2007) Mapping the school system: Learning from how district leaders build a model for improving student learning. American Educational Research Association Meeting. Chicago, Illinois.
Lauren Resnick Elected to the National Academy of Arts and Sciences
April 25, 2013
The University of Pittsburgh
Founding Editor: Research Points, American Educational Research Association, 2002-present
Editorial Boards (varying periods, 1966-present)
Editor, Education White Papers of the National Academy of Education
Wallace Foundation Distinguished Lecture Award
American Educational Research Association
Distinguished Contributions of Applications of Psychology to Education and Training Award
American Psychological Association
Doctor of Education, honoris causa, The University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 2007
Lifetime National Associate of the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine
Visiting Scholar, The College Board, 2001-2002
Oeuvre Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Science of Learning and Instruction, European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction, 1999
Edward L. Thorndike Award for Distinguished Psychological Contributions to Education, American Psychological Association, 1998
Distinguished Daughters of Pennsylvania, 1994
Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar
Founding Editor: Cognition and Instruction, 1982-1993
Chancellor's Distinguished Public Service Award
University of Pittsburgh
Fulbright Commission Research Scholar, The University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 1991-1992
Docteur es sciences de l'education honoris causa, Universite de Geneve, Switzerland, June 1991
Award for Distinguished Contributions to Research in Education, American Educational Research Association, 1990
Alumni Council Award for the Distinguished Contribution to the Field of Education
Harvard Graduate School of Education
Award for best research article in the Journal for Research in Mathematics Education, National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1989