FacultyMark Guzdial (or here): Mark is a Professor in the College of Computing at Georgia Tech. Mark is a member of the GVU Center, the Cognitive Science program, and the EduTech Institute. He received his Ph.D. in education and computer science (a joint degree) at the University of Michigan in 1993, where he developed Emile, an environment for high school science learners programming multimedia demonstrations and physics simulations. He is also the designer of MediaText, a multimedia composition environment used in elementary and high school classrooms. More recently his work focuses on the development of contextualized approaches to computing education—most notably, the Media Computation curriculum.
Ph.D. StudentsBriana Morrison: Briana is a Computer Science Ph.D. student concentrating in LST. She completed her undergraduate studies in Computer Engineering at the Tulane University. She also holds a Master's degree in Computer Science from Southern Polytechnic State University. Her research looks at using proven education psychology principles to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of teaching introductory programming.
Barbara Ericson: Barbara is a Computer Science Ph.D. student concentrating in LST. She completed her undergraduate studies in Computer Science at Wayne State University. She also holds a Master's degree from University of Michigan. Her research focuses on improving the quality and quantity of secondary computing teachers.
Miranda Parker: Miranda is a Human-Centered Computing Ph.D student concentrating in LST. She completed her undergraduate studies in Computer Science at Harvey Mudd College. Her current research focuses on computer science education efforts in the K-12 setting, including issues of privilege and computer science.
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