Professor Miri Barak
Miri Barak is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education in Science and Technology, Technion, IIT. She is the Head of the Science & Learning Technologies Group, Chair of the Technion’s Behavioral Sciences Research Ethics Committee, and Assistant to the SVPR for the Promotion of Learning and Teaching. Her research involves the design and implementation of web-based environments such as AugmentedWorld for the advancement of 21st century skills. Her studies examine cognitive and sociocultural aspects of online learning in large and small groups and the promotion of innovative thinking. Miri is a PI and co-PI of a number of national and international projects on location-based learning and massive online open courses (MOOCs). Her academic work is presented in more than 60 peer-reviewed papers and book chapters in leading international and national publications.
Tal is a PhD student at the Faculty of Education in Science and Technology at the Technion. Her research focuses on educational escape games role in promoting knowledge, awareness and motivation toward a healthy nutrition. Tal received her B.A. degree in behavioral science from Bar Ilan university (summa cum laude) and M.A. degree in Statistics from Haifa University (Dean’s list). In the past, Tal worked as a statistical adviser. These days she is a full time student, focuses on her research.
Maya is a PhD student at the Faculty of Education in Science and Technology at the Technion. Her research focuses on the promotion of innovative thinking in the context of engineering students' team projects. Her research examines differences between diverse learning environments and learners heterogeneity. Maya received her B.A. in Communication Studies from Sapir Academic College, and her M.A. (cum laude) from Ben Gurion University. She worked as a lecturer at the Open University of Israel. She currently works as a teaching assistant at the Faculty of Education in Science and Technology at the Technion.