Robert Glaser

Psychologist, Award Winner

1921 – 2012

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Who was Robert Glaser?

Robert Glaser was an American educational psychologist, who has made significant contributions to theories of learning and instruction. The key areas of his research focused on the nature of aptitudes and individual differences, the interaction of knowledge and skill in expertise, the roles of testing and technology in education, and training adapted to individual differences. Glaser has also been noted for having developed the idea of individually prescribed instruction as well as making major contributions to the theory of adaptive education.

His scholarship has been recognized by several awards including the American Educational Research Association Presidential Citation Award, the American Psychological Association Distinguished Scientific Applications of Psychology award, and the E.L. Thorndike Award for Distinguished Psychological Contributions to Education. He was also a Guggenheim Fellowship recipient and a member of the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters.

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Born
Jan 18, 1921
Providence
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • PhD, Indiana University Bloomington
    Psychology
    ( - 1949)
Lived in
  • Pennsylvania
    ( - 2012/02/04)
Died
Feb 4, 2012
Pittsburgh

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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