LIFE Center –Learning in Informal and Formal Environments– represents a collaboration between the University of Washington in Seattle (lead institution), Stanford University, and SRI International, Inc., in the San Francisco area.
The LIFE Center is a multi-institution group of scientists whose purpose is to develop and test principles regarding the social foundations of learning.The investigators focus on complex human learning over the lifespan with the goal of understanding how and why human social processes affect learning. LIFE Center findings will inform learning theories, influence educational practices, and affect technologies designed to enhance learning.
The LIFE Center website offers information about purposes, Executive Management and Reseach Team. The Research section presents a selection of reports chaired, authored, and organized by the leaders of the institution. As well as a selection of articles, books, book chapters and conference proceedings published by professors, researchers, students and postdocs.