Jamie Gorson

Registered user since Tue 14 Jul 2020

Name: Jamie Gorson

Bio: Hi! I’m Jamie! I’m starting my 5th year as a PhD student in Computer Science and Learning Sciences at Northwestern University. I work with Professor Eleanor O’Rourke in the Delta Lab. We study student persistence in CS through psychological angles, like mindset and self-efficacy with the goal of designing technology to help lower student dropout and enhance the CS1 student experience.

Affiliation: Northwestern University

Personal website: http://jamiegorson.com

Research interests: Motivation, persistence and efficacy in educational envrionments


ICER 2020Author of Why do CS1 students think they’re bad at programming? Investigating self-efficacy and self-assessments at three universities within the Research Papers-track