Former Research Associate • Former Graduate Student
Institute of Cognitive Science
Research Interest: Alex is interested in how physical computing can engage students traditionally underrepresented in STEM and applying instructional design techniques from science education to teach computer science concepts
Bio: Alex received her PhD in Computer Science and Cognitive Science from the University of Colorado Boulder where she examined how to integrate computational thinking into middle school science curriculum using programmable sensor technologies as part of the SchoolWide Labs project. She continues this work on the SchoolWide Labs Project as a research associate where she serves as the computer science and computational thinking specialist.