UT Tyler

East Texas Center for School-Based Research & Instruction

Current Projects

August 23, 2016: Shifts & Opportunities: Designing The Schools We Want—Seminar presented to the UT Tyler faculty and administrators from area schools by Dr. John Nash, Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership Studies University of Kentucky.

Seminar Handouts and Materials

Recorded seminar

Slides in PDF format

August 24, 2016: Design Thinking & Its Applications for Interdisciplinary Research & Teaching: A Design Thinking Workshop presented to the College of Education & Psychology faculty and staff by Dr. John Nash, Associate Professor, Department of Educational Leadership Studies University of Kentucky.

Workshop Handouts and Materials

Introductory Prezi

Wallet Exercise Workbook

Wallet Exercise Facilitator’s Guide

Enhancing Interdisciplinary Research Workbook

John Nash

John Nash (Ph.D. University of Wisconsin) is an Associate Professor of Educational Leadership Studies at the University of Kentucky and the founding director of the Laboratory on Design Thinking in Education. He's also a director at the Center for Advanced Study of Technology Leadership in Education also at the University of Kentucky. John is a specialist in the design and prototyping of innovations in education. He teaches a range of courses on design thinking, school technology leadership, and school reform. His current research agenda focuses on the methods to design and prototype of innovations in education. As a social research scientist at Stanford University, Nash held associate directorship positions in two labs: the Stanford Center for Innovations in Learning and the Stanford Learning Laboratory, where he managed interdisciplinary and international teams of research scientists examining the effects of innovative technologies on learning.

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