Michael Asher is a postdoctoral fellow in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute. His research uses a mixture of laboratory experiments, field experiments (i.e., classroom interventions), data analysis, and observational work to study factors that facilitate academic motivation and student achievement. He received his PhD in psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Before this, Michael taught high school math in the South Bronx of New York City.
Motivation, Interest, Psychological Interventions, Educational Technology, Data Science