Dr. Orit Herscovitz's activities during the last two Decades at the Technion include developing and accessing high order thinking in chemistry education and promoting professional development of pre- and in-service science and technology teachers. In these two research fields she has been promoting the enhancement of constructivist learning environments via advanced educational technologies. She is also an advisor for graduate students and a lecturer in undergraduate and graduate courses in the faculty.
Dr. Herscovitz has published with colleagues articles in peer-reviewed international and national journals, co-authored two book chapters. She has also written four learning units for high school students as first author together with colleagues and presented papers in international and national conferences.
Dr. Herscovitz was the director of MEYTAV - The Israeli National Center for "Science for All" Teachers between 2011 - 2013. Since 2017 she is the director of the Teacher Induction Division in the faculty.
- Ph.D. Education in Technology and Science, Technion, Haifa, Israel, 1999
- M.Sc. Education in Technology and Science, Technion, Haifa, Israel, 1996
- Teaching Diploma Technion, Haifa, Israel, 1985
- B.Sc. Chemistry, Technion Haifa, Israel, Cum Laude, 1982