Research in Human Computer Interaction x Information behavior towards improving access for groups facing exclusion from effectively using information systems.
Case Studies (masters projects)
How do screen-reader users use search engines differently from sighted users searching visually
Systematic observations | Video & Search logs analysis | Qualitative coding | Quantitative patterns | Mental models
Task observations | Contextual interviews | Affinity mapping
Interviews | Iterative feedback | Observations | Qualitative coding | Design principles | Design toolkit
Our work exploring considerations in the use of learning analytics at a city-wide scale was published in ACM Learning@Scale 2019!
Received Gavin Lew fund for student research at DePaul University.
Independent research studying non-visual search behavior when using highly visual search systems was selected as a ACM CHI 2020 late breaking work!
Our work exploring issues of gender equity in afterschool learning was selected as an extended abstract paper for IEEE RESPECT 2020!
Led the analysis of a large-scale survey with learning providers across Chicago to identify resource inequities, gaps in access to learning online when Covid-19 caused school shutdowns.
A collaborative project by City of Chicago, DePaul and Northwestern University.
Working with Dr. Robin Brewer at the University of Michigan, School of Information to study older adults interactions' with information and communication technology, and voice-based interfaces across 3 projects.
Task observations | Surveys | Interviews | Qualitative coding | Quantitative patterns | Hypothesis testing | Gaps in user understanding