Veronica Cavera

Ph.D. in Education student
Learning, Cognition, Instruction, & Development – Learning Sciences
  • Research Interests
    Argumentation, Modeling, Inquiry
  • Specialization

    Learning Sciences

  • Educational Background

    Microbial Biology MS, Rutgers University, 2014; Biology and Integrated Science Studies, BS, Ramapo College of New Jersey, 2011

  • Research Statement

    Veronica L. Cavera is a doctoral candidate in the Learning Sciences program at the Graduate School of Education at Rutgers University. She is interested in the intersection of argumentation and modeling practices around science topics in inquiry classrooms, as well as how students construct complex evidence-based arguments. She works on the I2LeaPs project to investigate how students develop reasoning skills about topics in genetics. Veronica is a teaching assistant in the Division of Life Sciences and an instructor for the School of Arts and Sciences Educational Opportunity Fund.

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