Yigal Rosen is the Senior Director of Learning Solutions at ACTNext. With expertise in learning sciences, adaptive learning, and innovative assessment design, Yigal and his group lead research and development in support of ACT’s transition to a learning company. In addition to his role at ACTNext, Yigal is teaching design of technology-enhanced assessments at Harvard Graduate School of Education. Prior to joining ACTNext, Yigal led the Vice Provost for Advances in Learning Research Group at Harvard University and was a Senior Research Scientist at Pearson. Yigal taught learning technology and innovative assessment design at the University of Haifa in Israel, and gained his school teaching experience in computer science and physics in grades 5 through 12.
Yigal obtained his Ph.D. degree in Education from the University of Haifa, being the youngest recipient of a doctoral degree in the University. He was a post-doctoral fellow at Harvard University Graduate School of Education and at Tel Aviv University School of Education.
Yigal is the author of over 100 publications and a leading editor of the recently published book, “Handbook of Research on Technology Tools for Real-World Skill Development.”