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Verner, Igor

Professor
History Highlights:
  • Igor M. Verner is Professor and Head of the Technion Center for Robotics and Digital Technology Education at the Faculty of Education in Science and Technology, and is also affiliated with the Faculty of Industrial Engineering and Management. He received the M.S. degree in mathematics, the Ph.D. in computer-aided design systems in manufacturing. His research is on learning in robotic and digital technology environments with emphasis on spatial training, learning with learning and communicating robots, learning-by-modeling, didactics of robot competitions, student engagement, cross-age mentoring, education 4.0, reverse engineering and making. Dr. Verner actively participates in the outreach program Beaver Works Summer Institute and in the student exchange program MISTI of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is Visiting Scholar of the Teachers College Columbia University and Visiting Faculty of the Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning
Research Interests:
  • Technological learning environments
  • Educational robotics
  • Human-robot interaction
  • Spatial learning
  • Ethno-mathematics
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