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Nirit Glazer, Ph.D.

Part-Time Lecturer

Dr. Nirit Glazer 501B Mark Jefferson Science Complex


[email protected]


B.A. Chemistry, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology               

M.Sc. Science Education, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel      

Ph.D. Educational Studies, University of Michigan                           

Interests and Expertise

Discipline-Based Education Research (DBER), Science education, educational technology, learning analytics, Chemistry Education Research (CER)


Glazer, N. (2015). Student Perception of Learning Data Analysis Skills in an Introductory College-level Chemistry Course. Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 16, 338 - 345.

Glazer, N. (2014). Formative Plus Summative Assessment in Undergraduate Science Courses: Why Both?  The International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 26(2), 276-286.      

Glazer, N. (2011). Challenges with Graph Interpretation - A Review of the Literature. Studies in Science Education, 47(2), 183-210.     

Glazer, N. (2011). The Use of Construct Maps in Understanding 7th Grade Students Learning of Chemical Reaction (Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Michigan, Dissertation chair: Dr. Joseph Krajcik).


Glazer, N.  (2014). Method and Apparatus for Using Location Services to Teach Concepts

Professional Affiliations

American Chemical Society (ACS)
European Science Education Research Association (ESERA)

National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST)

National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)


NSF 12-602- I-Corps TEAMS Program (2015). Gulliver Innovative Learning: a Platform for Managing Kinesthetic Activities. Contis, E.T.  (PI), Glazer, N. (Co-PI), & Samson, P. (Mentor), $50,000

Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti SmartZone (LDFA). PlayFlu by Gulliver Innovative Learning.  Glazer N., $5,000, 2016.  Video:  https://youtu.be/8ZvlKF7PAxQ

NSF SBIR Phase I (2016). Smartwatch-powered tag games for improving vaccination awareness. Glazer, N. (PI), $225,000.

Michigan Emerging Technologies Fund (2016). Glazer N. (PI), $25,000.


The Department of Chemistry is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold