As a PhD student in Learning, Literacies, and Technologies, my research interests focus on the intersection between learning sciences and educational technology. My research focuses on using digital media and educational technology to increase students self-efficacy in distributed collaborative learning.

I am a research assistant at the Center for Science and the Imagination, I work on the following two NSF projects under the supervision of Dr. Ruth Wylie:

1. Improving Student Help-Giving with Ubiquitous Collaboration Support Technology

2. Increasing Learning and Efficacy about Emerging Technologies through Transmedia Engagement by the Public in Science-in-Society Activities

My second research assistantship is at Cognition and Learning Lab under the supervision of Dr. Micki Chi. Project: Developing and Revising Instructional Activities to Optimize Cognitive Engagement (ICAP).