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Olusola Adesope


  • ED MSP Program
    • Roles: Project Researcher, Project Staff, Site Administrator


  • Higher Ed: Science, Higher Ed: Education, Higher Ed: Engineering, Researcher 


Sola Adesope's research is at the intersection of educational psychology, learning sciences, instructional design and technology. His recent research focuses on the cognitive and pedagogical underpinnings of learning with computer-based multimedia resources; knowledge representation through interactive concept maps & diagrams, meta-analysis of empirical research, evaluation of learning objects, and investigation of instructional principles and assessments in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) domains. 


STEM Education
Concept Mapping for Learning in STEM
Multimedia Learning


Adesope, O. O., & Nesbit, J. C. (2013). Learning with animated and static concept maps. Learning and Instruction, 27, 1-10.
Nesbit, J. C., & Adesope, O. O. (2013). Animated and static concept maps. In G. Schraw, M. Mccrudden, & D. Robinson (Eds.), Learning Through Visual Displays. (pp. 303-328). Greenwich, CT: Information Age.
Schroeder, N. L., Adesope, O. O., & Barouch-Gilbert, R. (2013). A meta-analysis of the effects of pedagogical agents on learning. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 49, 1-40.
Adesope, O. O., & Trevisan, D. A. (2013). The negelcted benefits of testing: Implications for classroom and self-directed learning. The WERA Educational Journal, 5, 22-26.
Schroeder, N. L., & Adesope, O. O. (2013). Do 3D pedagogical agents help students learn science? A systematic review. Cases 3D Technology: Application and Integration in Education. (pp. 49-71). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Adesope, O. O., & Nesbit, J. C. (2012). Verbal redundancy in multimedia learning environments: A meta-analysis. Journal of Educational Psychology, 104, 250-263.