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Joshua Danish

  • Assistant Professor
  • Assistant Professor
  • Learning Sciences, Indiana University
  • 33PublicationsNumber of items in Joshua's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 7Followers

Recent publications

  • BeeSign: a Design Experiment to Teach Kindergarten and First Grade Students About Honeybees From a Complex Systems Perspective

    • Danish J
  • CHAT & Actor Network Theory (ANT) Perspectives on How Kindergarten and First Grade Students Co-Construct Science in Action .

    • Danish J
    • Enyedy N

Professional experience

Assistant Professor

Learning Sciences, Indiana University

January 2009 - Present



Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, UCLA

September 2002 - January 2009(6 years)


The overarching theme in my program of research is an examination of how people learn through activity. Learning through activity involves interacting with other people, physical objects, and ideas. Physical objects can range from actual flowers and drawings that label their parts to computer simulations. Similarly, ideas include individual beliefs and preferences, the rules that groups such as classrooms follow, and historically developed concepts that span generations. My research examines how individuals coordinate their actions and ideas within these complex settings, and how this can lead to learning.

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