Bosede Edwards

Bosede Edwards holds a B.Sc. and M.Sc in Chemistry from University of Ibadan, Nigeria. She also holds a PGD (Education) from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. She has a background of over a decade in teaching, training and educational research. She studied for her M.Ed. and Ph.D in Educational Technology at Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). In her doctoral thesis, she explored peer instruction as a pedagogical intervention for reducing students’ cognitive load during learning in distractive online environments. Her previous research has focused on Technology Aided Instruction, Online/Distance Learning, New & Social Media in Education, Instructional Design, Instructional Scaffolding and Cognitive Science. She was involved with research in the new academia learning innovations (NALI) projects including the MIT-BLOSSOMS project at the Center for Teaching and Learning, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Bosede was a former recipient of UTM’s International Doctoral Fellowship and had taken leading roles in some major education and research projects in UTM. She is currently exploring Neuro-education and the implications of emerging technologies for the future of learning and instruction in addition to her previous interests. Bosede works currently as a research fellow at Imagineering Institute.