Digital Transformation of Education Roger Azevedo

Professor, Psychology

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Contact Information

Poe Hall 703
Raleigh, NC

Roger Azevedo joined NC State in August 2013 as a Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program cluster hire in the Digital Transformation of Education. Azevedo, a professor in the Department of Psychology in the area of human factors and ergonomics, examines the role of cognitive, metacognitive, affective and motivational self-regulatory processes during learning with computer-based learning environments. He focuses on understanding complex interactions between humans and intelligent learning systems by using interdisciplinary methods to measure cognitive, metacognitive, emotional and motivational processes and their impact on learning and transfer. To accomplish this goal, he conducts laboratory, classroom, and in-situ (e.g., medical simulator) studies and collects multi-channel data to develop models of human-computer interaction; examines the nature of temporally unfolding self- and other-regulatory processes (e.g., human-human and human-artificial agents); and designs intelligent learning and training systems to detect, track, model and foster learners’, teachers’ and trainers’ self-regulatory processes.

Azevedo previously served as a professor and Endowed Senior Canada Research Chair in the areas of metacognition and advanced learning technologies at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. He was director of the Laboratory for the Study of Metacognition and Advanced Learning Technologies. Azevedo has published more than 200 peer-reviewed papers, chapters and refereed conference proceedings in the areas of educational, learning, cognitive, and computational sciences. He received his doctorate from McGill University and completed his postdoctoral training in cognitive psychology at Carnegie Mellon University. He is the editor of the Metacognition and Learning journal and serves on the editorial board of several top-tiered educational psychology and instructional science journals such as Educational Psychologist. His research is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institutes of Health, Institute of Education Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, and the Canadian Foundation for Innovation. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the recipient of the prestigious NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award.