Denise Bressler
March 22-25, 2006
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Speakers: Biography

Denise Bressler

Exhibit Developer and Project Manager
Liberty Science Center
Liberty Science Center - Exhibits
251 Phillip Street
Liberty State Park
Jersey City NJ
07305 USA

Denise is passionate about using technology as an innovative educational tool. For her undergraduate thesis at Princeton University, Denise researched the learning effectiveness of using the Internet in K-12 classrooms. As a graduate student, she learned both the technical and pedagogical sides of instructional technology and produced a prototype CD-ROM. Denise holds her master's in Instructional Technology and New Media from Teacher's College, Columbia University. Denise has been at Liberty Science Center since January 2002. She is currently the Project Manager and Exhibit Developer for the Communication exhibition and Science Now, Science Everywhere/"SNSE" (mobile learning project) at Liberty Science Center. Both projects will be unveiled when the science center reopens in July 2007 after its major expansion.

Denise will present Mobile Phones: A new way to engage teenagers in informal science learning. [Paper]