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Supporting Science Learning with Computational Thinking

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Supporting Science Learning with Computational Thinking

Thursday, February 10, 2022
12:00pm
Zoom link will be posted soon

Amanda Peel, Research Assistant Professor, Northwestern University

The presentation will focus on research that uses unplugged, or computer-free, computational thinking to support high school students’ natural selection learning. Implications for science education and future research connecting unplugged computational thinking with computational modeling will be discussed.

Bio:

Amanda (Mandy) Peel is a Research Assistant Professor at Northwesters University for the CT-STEM project. She earned her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction with a Science Education Emphasis from the University of Missouri. Her research interests focus on integrating computational thinking and science content. She also studies socio-scientific issues and how they can be leveraged for meaningful learning through science and engineering practices, such as computational thinking and modeling. Mandy can be reached at amanda.peel@northwestern.edu

Event Details


Event Admission 
GSE community only
Event Audience 
Faculty/Staff
Admitted Students
PhD Students
MA Students
Undergraduates

Contact Information


Contact Name 
Tamara Danoyan
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