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ECE Education Research

ECE Education Research is a rigorous, interdisciplinary field in which scholars focus on and apply research methods from education, learning sciences, and social-behavioral sciences to address a variety of issues pertaining to: teaching and learning; college access and persistence; workforce development; and other issues critical to the success of the field of engineering. Scholars in the subfield of ECE Education Research focus on issues pertinent to the discipline of electrical and computer engineering.

ECE Faculty

Al-Thaddeus Avestruz

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Cynthia Finelli

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James Freudenberg

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Alexander Ganago

Brian Gilchrist

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Mingyan Liu

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Fred Terry

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CSE Faculty

Mark Guzdial

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Brian Noble

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Xu Wang

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Affiliated Faculty

Rachel Goldman

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