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Karen Cole


Karen Cole is a senior research associate at WestEd, a nonprofit research, development, and service agency with headquarters in San Francisco. Prior to that, she was a research scientist at the Institute for Research on Learning (IRL). A 20-year veteran in the educational technology field, she has worked in research, curriculum development, assessment development, evaluation, and teacher professional development. Her award-winning projects include the Middle School Math through Applications Project curriculum and the CD-ROM A Video Exploration of Classroom Assessment. Contact Cole at P.O. Box 27, Garrett Park, MD 20896; e-mail: kac@karencole.com.

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