HCI Series: Amy Ogan (Carnegie Mellon)

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Date(s):
November 9, 2020 at 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Location:
Zoom/YouTube
Event Audience:
all
Amy Ogan

Speaker: Amy Ogan Thomas and Lydia Moran Professor of Learning Science, Carnegie Mellon University

I am an educational technologist focusing on ways to make learning experiences more engaging, effective, and enjoyable. My training spans many disciplines, with undergraduate degrees in Computer Science and Spanish, and a Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interaction supported by a fellowship from the Institute of Education Sciences (IES). I have been named a Rising Star in EECS by MIT, a World Economic Forum Young Scientist, received the McCandless Chair and the Thomas and Lydia Moran Professorship in Learning Science, and been awarded the Jacobs Early Career Fellowship to study the use of educational technologies in emerging economies. I have been a visiting researcher at USC’s Institute for Creative Technologies and the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and have conducted field research on the deployment of educational technology across many international sites. My research is supported by the National Science Foundation, Google, the McDonnell Foundation, and the Jacobs Foundation.

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Abstract and registration info coming soon.

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This talk is part of the Department of Computer Science Fall seminar series on human-computer interaction. Future talks:

11/30: Hiroshi Ishii, MIT Media Lab

More information on these speakers and their talks will be posted soon.

Host: Marshini Chetty

Type: talk