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Research Interests

Technology for the new civics – producing scientifically supported educational technology to create informed and engaged citizens who can solve the serious policy problems facing society such as poverty, global warming and militarism. Training such citizens requires us to understand how competent citizens analyze policy, communicate issues, and organize to make change. It also requires us to design more effective educational technology that can teach the knowledge, skills and dispositions citizens need.

Education/Academic qualification

Human-Computer interaction, PhD, Carnegie Mellon University

… → 2010

Human-Computer interaction, MS, Carnegie Mellon University

… → 2004

Psychology and Mathematics, BA, Reed College

… → 1999

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Grants 2013 2019

Research Output 2005 2019

instructor
innovation
learning
educational technology
assistance
2 Citations (Scopus)

Challenges of peer instruction in an undergraduate student-led learning community: bi-directional diffusion as a crucial instructional process

Carlson, S. E., Rees Lewis, D. G., Gerber, E. M. & Easterday, M. W., Jun 1 2018, In : Instructional Science. 46, 3, p. 405-433 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Learning
Students
instruction
instructor
learning

CheerOn: Facilitating online social support for novice project-based learning teams

Harburg, E., Lewis, D. R., Easterday, M. W. & Gerber, E. M., Dec 1 2018, In : ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction. 25, 6, A32.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Students
Online systems
Innovation

Defining and assessing risk analysis: The key to strategic iteration in real-world problem solving

Carlson, S. E., Maliakal, L. V., Rees Lewis, D. G., Gorson, J., Gerber, E. M. & Easterday, M. W., Jan 1 2018, In : Proceedings of International Conference of the Learning Sciences, ICLS. 1, 2018-June, p. 352-359 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Risk analysis
Planning
planning
social effects
Students
1 Citation (Scopus)

Distributed Apprenticeship in Online Communities

Hui, J. S., Easterday, M. W. & Gerber, E. M., May 12 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Human-Computer Interaction. p. 1-51 51 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transparency
Workplace
Interpersonal Relations
Growth and Development
Learning