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Research Interests

Eleanor O'Rourke's research lies at the intersection of human-computer interaction and educational psychology with a focus on developing data-driven systems that support motivation, personalization, and formative assessment in learning environments. Her current research explores the design of interactive systems that promote the growth mindset, encourage playful learning, and foster metacognitive reflection through personal data.

Education/Academic qualification

Computer Science & Engineering, PhD, University of Washington

… → 2016

Computer Science & Engineering, MS, University of Washington

… → 2012

Computer Science and Spanish, BA, Colby College

… → 2007

Research interests

  • Connected classroom ecosystems
  • Design of technology-enabled learning experiences
  • Educational games and playful learning
  • Growth mindset interventions

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Grants 2016 2021

Research Output 2007 2019

  • 178 Citations
  • 18 Conference contribution
  • 2 Article

Automatic generation of problems and explanations for an intelligent algebra tutor

O'Rourke, E. M., Butler, E., Díaz Tolentino, A. & Popović, Z., Jan 1 2019, Artificial Intelligence in Education - 20th International Conference, AIED 2019, Proceedings. Isotani, S., Hastings, P., Ogan, A., McLaren, B., Millán, E. & Luckin, R. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 383-395 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 11625 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Algebra
Logic programming
Computer programming
Computer programming languages
Students

How do students talk about intelligence? An Investigation of Motivation, Self-efficacy, and Mindsets in Computer Science

Gorson, J. & O'Rourke, E. M., Jul 30 2019, ICER 2019 - Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 21-29 9 p. (ICER 2019 - Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
Self-efficacy
computer science
Computer science
self-efficacy
intelligence
1 Citation (Scopus)

Pyrus: Designing a collaborative programming game to support problem-solving behaviors

Shi, J., Shah, A., Hedman, G. & O'Rourke, E. M., May 2 2019, CHI 2019 - Proceedings of the 2019 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Association for Computing Machinery, (Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems - Proceedings).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Mechanics
Planning
Computer programming
Computer science
Teaching
1 Citation (Scopus)

Ply: A visual web inspector for learning from professional webpages

Lim, S., Hibschman, J., Zhang, H. & O'Rourke, E. M., Oct 11 2018, UIST 2018 - Proceedings of the 31st Annual ACM Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 991-1002 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Inspection
Testing