Kirsten R. Butcher portrait
  • Director: Center for the Advancement of Technology in Education (CATE) College of Education, College Of Education
  • Director: Instructional Design and Educational Technology (IDET) Program, Educational Psychology
  • Associate Professor, Educational Psychology

Research Summary

My work focuses on how visual information and interactive capabilities in multimedia and educational technologies support high-level cognitive processing and effective learning outcomes. I study educational technology from a design and assessment perspective, grounding each approach in cognitive theories of learning and comprehension. My research is focused particularly on technology impact on high-level cognitive processes such as integration, inference, and transfer.

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts, WHITMAN COLLEGE
  • Master of Arts, UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOUL
  • Doctor of Philosophy, UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOUL