Associate Professor of Human-Computer Interaction
Director, Undergraduate Programs in Human-Computer Interaction
Carnegie Mellon University
My goal is to advance the science of how people interact and learn with advanced learning technologies. I aim to realize the enormous promise of these technologies to help learners reach their full potential. I am excited to help educate a new generation of scientists and professionals.
Jenny Olsen awarded Siebel Scholarship
HCII Ph.D. student was selected the Siebel Scholars Class of 2017. "The Siebel Scholars program was founded in 2000 to recognize the most talented students at the world's leading graduate schools of business, computer science, bioengineering, and energy science and to form an active, lifelong community among an ever-growing group of leaders."
Welcome, new Ph.D. students!
Please come talk to me if you are interested in doing research in advanced learning technologies.
EC-TEL 2016 keynote
I will give a keynote address during the EC-TEL 2016 conference, the European Conference on Technology-Enhanced Learning.
New chapter on adaptive learning technologies is in press
In this chapter we address the question: What forms of adaptivity have proven to be effective in empirical research studies? The chapter introduces an Adaptivity Grid and uses it to organize the thinking about adaptivity. Please find more information on the Publications page.
CTAT 4.0 released
The Cognitive Tutor Authoring Tools (CTAT) now support building tutor front ends in HTML! Barely in time to avoid the Flash crash. Download the free version.
I learned some HTML and CSS so I can continue to build tutors with CTAT. Used my new skills to revamp my homepage. Still a work in progress. For now, it looks best in Chrome. Please bear with me.