The Collective Learning Group is an interdisciplinary research group at the University of Minnesota.

The Collective Learning Group focuses on how communities learn and build knowledge. We design technology-enhanced learning environments, develop analytics applications, and conduct empirical research in various educational settings.

Please get in touch if you're interested in joining the Group!



K-12 Educators

  • David Groos

    MPS Science Teacher

  • Craig Karlen

    SPPS Science Teacher

  • Daniel Weyandt

    SPPS Science Teacher

Visiting Scholars

Graduate Students

  • Valerie Barbaro

    PhD student in LT

  • William Batu

    M.S. student in CS

  • Yu-Hui Chang

    PhD candidate in LT

  • Chen Chen

    PhD student in LT

  • Basel Hussein

    PhD student in LT

  • Robert Kreml

    PhD student in LT

  • Rukmini Manasa

    PhD student in LT

  • Hong Shui

    PhD student in LT

  • Ramya Sivaraj

    PhD student in STEM Education

  • Xinran Zhu

    PhD student in LT



Former Members

  • Ethan Brown PhD in EdPsy
  • Wenjing Chen MEd graduate in LT
  • Dipesh Reen MS graduate in CS
  • Jonathan Shoberg Computer Science
  • Huanqing Wu Visiting scholar from Qufu Normal University
  • Fan Ouyang Learning Technologies
  • Xing Liu Master's graduate in Financial Math
  • Wanying Zhou Undergrad in Psychology
  • Tianhui Huang Visiting scholar from Fudan U
  • Yizhou Fan Visiting scholar from Peking U


Our work is supported by the National Science Foundation, the Digital Learning for Development Network, and the University of Minnesota.