Kasia Muldner is an assistant professor in the Institute of Cognitive Science (ICS) at Carleton University. She is widely known for her expertise in learning and cognition and her ability to translate complex ideas into accessible student content.
Kasia has taught courses from second-year undergraduate to PhD level and her innovative teaching methods won her a 2017 New Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award from Carleton. Her approach involves careful pedagogy, knowledge about learning science, personal attention to individual students’ learning needs and a sense of humour.
Her research relies on interdisciplinary methods to extend understanding of the cognitive, metacognitive and affective factors. She studies how these influence learning, problem solving, and creativity in various settings such as classrooms and educational technology games, as well as the design and evaluation of support for these processes.