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  • Loretta Wolozin

    Part-time Assistant Professor

    Email
    wolozinl@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    A - Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall - 66 West 12th Street

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    Profile

    Loretta is Part-time Assistant Professor in Parsons' MFADT program (2002-current). She has an MFADT degree (Parsons, 2002) and Master’s Degree (MAT) in English Literature and California Standard Secondary School Teacher’s Credential.  Loretta was a founding member of the small NYC public school, Quest to Learn (Q2L) and member of its Design Team from 2006-2012. She is co-author of Quest to Learn: Developing the School for Digital Kids (2011: The MIT Press). Prior to returning to school at Parsons, she was Senior Sponsoring Editor  for K-12 Teacher Education books and materials at Houghton Mifflin (Boston) for 25+ years. Her projects and publications include: Video: In Classrooms (HM); Parsons Thesis Project: On a Full Moon: Integrating Story and Literacy Skills; StoryKaleidoscope: Character Point-of-View; Quest to Learn Design Dimensions Rubrics; Look Duck Feet:   Kinderboard on Kindertable Goes to School (TIES Magazine, 2002); Literacy Inventory Protocol: Pedagogical Tool for Iterative Prototoype Design, presented at the 2005 IDC conference (http://www.daimi.au.dk/~evae/Blandat/Intet/posters/wolozin.pdf. For the ACM 2020 IDC (Interactive Design and Children) Conference,  a position paper was accepted for her participation in the conference workshop, "Teaching the Next Generation of Child Interaction Researchers and Designers." 


    Degrees Held

    B.A. English Literature (The Modern Novel) 

    MAT Secondary Standard Teachers Credential (English/History)

    MFADT Parsons 2002 (Thesis: On a Full Moon: Integrating Story and Literacy Skills )


    Professional Affiliation

    ACM (Association Computing Machinery) SIGCHI (Computer Human Interaction)  and IDC (Interaction Design and Children)

    ISLS (nternational Society of the Learning Sciences) 

     


    Recent Publications

    See Bio 


    Research Interests

    Learning Science (socially-mediated, constructionnist learning) 

    Systems Thinking 

    Young Children's Emergent Literacy 

    Interaction Design

     

     


    Current Courses

    Thesis Studio 1

    Thesis Studio 2

    Thesis Studio 2 (Spring 2020)

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