Founder and Chief Scientist, Carnegie Learning
Steve Ritter, Chief Scientist at Carnegie Learning, has been developing and evaluating educational systems for over 15 years. He earned his Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University and helped to found Carnegie Learning in 1998. As a postdoctoral associate and research scientist at Carnegie Mellon, Dr. Ritter was instrumental in the development and evaluation of the Cognitive Tutors for mathematics. He is the author of numerous papers on the design, architecture and evaluation of Intelligent Tutoring Systems.
Dr. Ritter is the lead author on an evaluation that fully meets What Works Clearinghouse standards and was recently been recognized with a “best paper” award at the International Conference on Educational Data Mining for work identifying more effective models for using data to improve the effectiveness of educational software.