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Hope Hartman

Professor Emeritus


School of Education


Leadership and Special Education

Affiliated Departments

CUNY Graduate Center


NA 6/207B

p: 212 - 650-7262


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  • Profile

    My doctorate is in Cognitive Psychology and since graduate school the focus has been on applying it to improve thinking, learning and instruction. 

    I have a joint appointment at the CUNY Graduate Center in the Educational Psychology Doctoral Program.

    After working at Montclair State University, Rockland Community College and the Newark Board of Education, I came to CCNY in 1986. Titles included: Director of Tutor Training, Director of the CCNY Tutoring and Cooperative Learning Program, Chair of Secondary Education, Program Head - Social and Psychological Foundations, and Director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

    My areas of specialization are improving thinking and learning, teaching strategies and instructional technology.

  • Education

    Ph.D. Cognitive Psychology, Rutgers University, Newark NJ Institute for Cognitive Studies

    B.A. Psychology, Ohio State University

  • Courses Taught

    Psychology of Learning and Teaching (graduate - Masters)

    Adolescent Learning and Development (graduate (Masters) and undergraduate)

    Instructional Technology (Doctoral)



  • Research Interests

    metacognition in teaching and learning

    instructional technology: especially social annotation through HyLighter

  • Publications

    Recent Books: 1. Hartman, H. J. (2009) A Guide to Reflective Practice for New and Experienced Teachers. McGraw-Hill 2. Hartman, H. J. (2001) Metacognition in Learning and Instruction. Springer. 3.Hartman, H. J & Glasgow, N. (2001) Tips for the Science Teacher: Research-Based Strategies to Help Students Learn. Corwin Press.

    Recent Chapters:1. Lebow, D., Lick, D., Hartman, H., Dalglish, C. & Grundmann, O. (2011) Social Annotation to Enhance Learning and Assessment in Higher Education. In Educating Educators with Social Media. Charles Wankel, Ed. Emerald Publishing Group.

    2. Hartman, H.J. (2010). Windows into Teaching and Learning Through Social Annotation Practices. Ch. 21 In: New Science of Learning: Cognition, Computers and Collaboration in Education. M. Khine & I. Saleh (Eds.) Springer  

    Encyclopedia: Lebow, D., Lick, D. & Hartman, H. (2009) New Technology for Empowering Virtual Communities. pp 1066-1071. Encyclopedia of Multimedia Technology and Networking. 2nd Edition. Borko Furht (Ed). Springer                           

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