Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant (Remote)
Boise State University
Articles | Proofread and edited journal papers, conference proceedings, and book chapters submitted for publication and others already under peer-review, and updated various papers with current research findings. Co-authored papers with the GA advisor and research team.
Research | Researched and synthesized literature on innovations and innovative approaches to education, and multiple stakeholder collaboration from a Community of Practice perspective with a focus on STEM fields and Computational Thinking (CT), web 2.0 technology in education, and blended learning models, and K-12 engineering design. Assisted in completing IRB packets and grant proposals for research projects.
Data Analysis | Prepared data files for analysis in SPSS 25 by importing excel sheets and creating variables, coding, labeling, and recoding variables, and merging multiple data sets. Created various descriptive and frequency tables, ran various parametric tests (e.g., Independent T Tests), and created charts in Excel.
Projects | Redeveloped the STEM+C project's website using an open source bootstrap 4 template and rewrote it in php to serve as a project resource during its implementation, and to serve as a portfolio piece after its 3 year duration with an overview of the project, its investigators, milestones, dynamic project pages, validating contact form and php mailer, photo showcase, project-related publication directory, and custom login page with a password protected site-content editor.
Courses | Prepared online courses in Moodle and Blackboard (e.g., setting assignment submission dates, cutoffs, re-dating course schedules, preparing discussion forums) prior to the start of class, and assisted in co-teaching classes, facilitating discussions, grading, and providing feedback to graduate students.