David Williamson Shaffer

David Williamson Shaffer
Wisconsin Center for Education Research
499 Educational Sciences Bldg.
1025 W. Johnson St.
Madison, WI 53706-1706

Phone: +1 608 890 3443
Email: dws at education dot wisc dot edu
Twitter: @DWShaffer
David Williamson Shaffer is the Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor of Learning Sciences at the University of Wisconsin in the Department of Educational Psychology and Director of the Epistemic Games Group in the Wisconsin Center for Education Research. Shaffer studies how new technologies change the way people think and learn. He is the author of How Computer Games Help Children Learn and Quantitative Ethnography.


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Shaffer is available for interviews and talks.

GAPS is housed within the Wisconsin Center for Education Research at the School of Education, University of Wisconsin-Madison.