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Adriana Villavicencio is Deputy Director at the Research Alliance for New York City Schools, NYU. In this role, Dr. Villavicencio […]

Research Topics: Evaluation/Metrics, Professional Development, Student Factors, Teacher Factors, Under Represented Populations, Urban Areas

My work in computing education seeks to blend the worlds of the science and the arts to create an inclusive […]
Our research examines psychological factors that affect students’ motivation in CS, and interventions to increase girls’ interest in CS.

Research Topics: Interest, Motivation, Under Represented Populations

Aman Yadav’s research focuses on improving student experiences and outcomes in computer science and engineering classrooms at the K-16 level. […]
Our lab investigates fundamental research questions about people’s interactions with code, including how people learn to code, how learning technologies […]

Research Topics: Accessibility, Cognition and Learning, Interest

The CAT Lab explores how culture impacts the use of technology across a broad range of groups and settings. Leveraging […]
I used educational psychology principles like cognitive load and subgoal labels to make learning programming easier. I am also proud […]

Research Topics: Cognition and Learning, Professional Development, Teacher Factors

Conducts research, provides professional development, and teaches graduate classes on CS/CT at the University of Minnesota. Current funders include W.T. […]

Research Topics: Cognition and Learning, Professional Development, Rural Areas, Under Represented Populations, Urban Areas

Cheri Fancsali is Research Director at the Research Alliance for New York City Schools. Dr. Fancsali has over two decades […]

Research Topics: Evaluation/Metrics, Professional Development, Student Factors, Teacher Factors, Under Represented Populations, Urban Areas

Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) is an evidence-based approach to teaching & learning in which student teams work on […]

Research Topics: Cognition and Learning, Professional Development

Colleen Lewis is a professor of computer science at Harvey Mudd College who specializes in computer science education. At UC […]
David Touretzky’s research focuses on CS and robotics education for K-12 students, and advanced robotics education for CS undergraduates. He […]

Research Topic: Cognition and Learning

David’s research focuses on the design, implementation, and evaluation of accessible and engaging computational learning environments. He is also interested […]

Research Topics: Design, Cognition and Learning, Evaluation/Metrics, Professional Development, Under Represented Populations

Empirical Education Inc. is a research company that has expertise in improvement science, fast turnaround reporting, and the research requirements […]

Research Topics: Cognition and Learning, Evaluation/Metrics, Professional Development, Rural Areas, Student Factors, Teacher Factors, Under Represented Populations, Urban Areas

I am involved in two CS education programs: 1) Building Youth Pathways in Computer Science and Digital Making (CS-Paths) is […]

Research Topics: Accessibility, Professional Development, Student Factors, Teacher Factors, Under Represented Populations, Urban Areas

The Computer Educator License (CEL) program at Indiana University is designed to give elementary and secondary preservice teachers (PST) the […]
My Computer Science Education mission to prepare our next generation of students with the computer science and computational thinking skills […]

Research Topics: Cybersecurity, Professional Development, Teacher Factors, Under Represented Populations

Education Research-Practice Partnership researcher
Florence R Sullivan is an associate professor of Learning Technology in the College of Education at UMass, Amherst. Her research […]

Research Topics: Cognition and Learning, Student Factors, Under Represented Populations

Helen Hu is a Professor of Computer Science at Westminster College, where she loves teaching small classes and trying out […]
The mission of our work is to democratize CS knowledge for all students. To do so we must address structural […]

Research Topics: Professional Development, Rural Areas, Student Factors, Teacher Factors, Under Represented Populations, Urban Areas

The K-12 and Pre-University Educational Outreach team at Google is dedicated to growing the number of students around the world […]

Research Topics: Evaluation/Metrics, Professional Development, Rural Areas, Student Factors, Teacher Factors, Under Represented Populations, Urban Areas

Outlier is a research and evaluation group at UChicago STEM Education | University of Chicago. Outlier is working to support […]

Research Topics: Accessibility, Evaluation/Metrics, Implementation, Rural Areas, Student Factors, Teacher Factors, Under Represented Populations, Urban Areas

At The Citadel, my research focuses on computational thinking, especially across STEM disciplines, teacher professional development, and how students learn […]

Research Topics: Evaluation/Metrics, Professional Development, Teacher Factors

ETR’s work in the area of computer science education includes developing strategies to increase the participation of girls and Latino/a […]

Research Topics: Cognition and Learning, Evaluation/Metrics, Rural Areas, Student Factors, Under Represented Populations

My research examines how large-scale reforms in computing education can provide new opportunities and introduce new challenges to broadening participation […]
A former high school STEM teacher, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, and National Science Foundation Principal Investigator, Dr. Wilson […]

Research Topics: Evaluation/Metrics, Professional Development, Rural Areas, Student Factors, Teacher Factors, Under Represented Populations, Urban Areas

My research focuses on bringing computational thinking (CT) to K-12, as well as disciplines in undergraduate education where computer science […]

Research Topics: Accessibility, Cognition and Learning, Professional Development, Rural Areas

Dr. Kochanek’s work focuses on the implementation and study of research-practice partnerships (RPPs) to improve student outcomes. RPPs provide the […]

Research Topics: Accessibility, Evaluation/Metrics, Professional Development, Teacher Factors, Under Represented Populations

My CS Education research focuses on the role of programming languages and program design methods on how people learn computing. […]

Research Topics: Cognition and Learning, Integrating CS with other disciplines

I ask questions about how teachers plan to teach, and research how they leverage various technologies in planning for diverse […]

Research Topics: Professional Development, Rural Areas, Teacher Factors

Leigh Ann is the Director of Education and Research at CSNYC (NYC Foundation for CS Education) and the co-chair of […]

Research Topics: Cognition and Learning, Evaluation/Metrics, Interest, Implementation, Professional Development, Under Represented Populations

At my company, we believe that computer systems and software have the potential to make an enormous positive societal and […]

Research Topics: Evaluation/Metrics, Professional Development, Rural Areas, Student Factors, Teacher Factors, Under Represented Populations, Urban Areas

We provide professional development for educators, in-class coaching for CS, Making, and Robotics, and project-based, hands-on enrichment for students in […]

Research Topics: Cognition and Learning, Professional Development, Teacher Factors, Under Represented Populations

The science of learning, learning analytics, computational action, democratization of computing, curriculum and outreach issues, teacher training, constructionism, CS As […]
The Complex Play Lab at UW–Madison studies computational literacy, games and learning, and collaborative computer science education (both K-12 and […]

Research Topics: Cognition and Learning, Evaluation/Metrics, Student Factors, Under Represented Populations

Maya Israel, Ph.D. is the research director at the Creative Technologies Research Lab (CTRL; http://ctrl.education.illinois.edu/) at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign. […]

Research Topics: Accessibility, Integrating CS with other disciplines, Implementation, Under Represented Populations

Promoting, developing and analyzing education in computing at multiple levels.
Michelle’s research works at the intersection of learning sciences, educational psychology, and computer science education. Her research addresses motivation and […]

Research Topics: Cognition and Learning, Student Factors, Under Represented Populations

I study issues of privilege and equity in CS education in order to remove institutional barriers, give assistance, and counter […]
As society becomes more dependent on technology, there is a critical need for understanding how technology works as well as […]

Research Topics: Evaluation/Metrics, Under Represented Populations

Nathan Holbert is the director of the Snow Day Learning Lab located at Teachers College, Columbia University. Our work, situated squarely in […]

Research Topics: Cognition and Learning, Under Represented Populations

Peter Rich is an associate professor of Instructional Psychology and Technology at Brigham Young University. Over the past several years, […]

Research Topics: Cognition and Learning, Professional Development

As a two-year pre-service CS teacher education program, Computer Science for South Carolina (CS-4-SC) represents a unique partnership among the […]
In my CS-related research projects, I focus on how youth pathways in computing can be best supported (CS-Paths) and how […]
Our team is developing new technologies to support students with disabilities in computer science education. Examples include accessible blocks-based programming […]
Robin Hunicke is a games research and creator whose work includes commercially and critically acclaimed games like Journey and TheSims, […]
The ACTMA project aims to create embedded, adaptive, and culturally unbiased activities and formative assessments of computational thinking (CT) in […]

Research Topics: Cognition and Learning, Evaluation/Metrics, Professional Development, Student Factors, Under Represented Populations, Urban Areas

The goal of the CS Education Visions project is to create an opportunity for educators and organizations involved in computer […]

Research Topics: Professional Development, Student Factors, Teacher Factors, Under Represented Populations, Urban Areas

To bring Computer Science to our partner schools, PERC first worked with Exploring Computer Science (ECS), whose inquiry-based computer science […]
Outlier is a research and evaluation group at UChicago STEM Education | University of Chicago. Outlier is working to support […]

Research Topics: Accessibility, Evaluation/Metrics, Implementation, Student Factors, Teacher Factors, Under Represented Populations, Urban Areas

To improve and expand CS/CT education in PK-5 by exploring computational creativity as basic to full participation in today’s societies. […]

Research Topics: Cognition and Learning, Professional Development, Teacher Factors, Under Represented Populations

Dr. Sheila Tejada’s educational research group, Computing Savvy (CSavvy.org), has conducted K-12 educational outreach events at the University of Southern […]
Yvonne Kao is a Senior Research Associate in WestEd’s STEM program. She conducts research and evaluation in computer science education […]

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