Professor of Psychology, and Director, Advanced Learning Technologies Lab, University of Toronto Scarborough
Steve Joordens is a professor of psychology and director of the Advanced Learning Technologies Lab at the University of Toronto. He is a consumer and creator of educational technology and is widely known for his teaching at both UofT and the courses he offers on Coursera.org (currently over 500,000 students have registered for his courses). He has received awards for his teaching and educational innovations at the institutional, provincial, and national levels. For example, he was named a 3M National Teaching Fellow in 2015, and peerScholar itself won the National Technology Innovation Award in 2008.