Research Focus/Background: Amy Ogan is the Moran Associate Professor of Learning Science in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute at CMU. Her research encompasses areas including: cultural issues in educational technologies, engendering rapport and relationships with social technologies to aid learning, and supporting teacher professional development through classroom sensing, resulting in the development of new technologies as well as contributions to learning theory.
Problem/goals to address as part of CERES:
edtech, computer science education.
Location of Research Projects:
USA, Côte d’Ivoire, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda (previously: Chile, Mexico, Costa Rica)
When Not Working: Dancing and traveling.