We design, build, and study tools with the goal of
fostering equitable education and empowerment in urban communities.

The Technology for Social Good Research and Design Lab brings together faculty, students, and other collaborators to design, build, and study tools with the goal of fostering equitable education and empowerment in urban communities. Taking a human-centered approach, research projects draw from fields such as learning sciences, computer science, human-computer interaction, experience design, data science, and psychology to address social issues, particularly in the areas of empowerment, learning, and human development.

Projects

UI Design Patterns for 21st Century Learning

This project examines online learning environments that involve creating, remixing, sharing, critiquing, and communicating about artifacts and ideas. Research has ...
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Communities and Collective Action: Intentional Intergenerational Design

The objective of this study is to explore how online communication can be used to empower citizens to take action ...
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Digital Youth Divas

As technological and mobile devices continue to become pervasive in our lives, young women, overwhelmingly, have opted to pursue non-STEM ...
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