Ayelet Segal has devoted the last 25 years exploring problems in the realm of Cognitive Psychology, Education and HCI, in both academia and industry.
Dr. Segal earned her Master’s and PhD in Cognitive Psychology, Education and Technology from Teachers College, Columbia University in NYC, USA. Her research focuses on embodiment theory and gestural interfaces to promote cognition and learning. She conducted and published the first research of children learning with the iPad. She also holds a Master of Arts in Interactive Media from Middlesex University in London, UK. She is the Head of Education at TouchCast, a leading interactive video platform for students and educators. Dr. Segal is an international speaker and a published author as an expert on how students learn with video. She is the co-author of the chapter ‘Embodied Cognition and Learning Environment Design’ of the book ‘Theoretical Foundations of Student-centered Learning Environments.’ (New York: Routledge. By D. Jonassen and S. Lamb (Eds).) Ayelet has achieved international recognition and critical acclaim and has been honored with international awards. Selected conferences that she was invited to talk at are FlipCon15, ISTE2015, CES16, SXSW16, CUE16, the UPenn educational leadership program.