Dr. Glenda Stump | MIT J-WEL

Dr. Glenda Stump


Dr. Glenda Stump
Education Research Scientist
MIT Open Learning, Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab

Dr. Glenda Stump is an educator and education researcher whose career has spanned multiple disciplines. She currently works as an Education Research Scientist in the Abdul Latif Jameel World Education Lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In this role, she engages in local and international projects that include technology-enhanced STEM education and teacher/faculty  professional development, as well as projects related to development of the future workforce.

Dr. Stump’s research has focused on STEM and nursing education, teacher and faculty professional development related to technology-enhanced or blended learning, and human skills needed for the workforce of the future. Her work has included investigating relationships between students’ motivational beliefs, learning strategies, higher-order thinking and achievement; developing instruments to measure students’ cognition and motivation beliefs; examining the impact of teacher and faculty development programs; examining the process of scaling educational innovations in under-resourced areas; and investigating human skills needed for future workplace success. As an educator, Dr. Stump has been involved in developing teacher and faculty development programs at local and international levels; developing curriculum for education about human skills needed for the workplace; and she has given numerous presentations on the importance of active learning pedagogy as a means to improve student learning.