DREU Summer 2009 - Game2Learn

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Dr. Tiffany Barnes is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She received her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Computer Science and Mathematics from North Carolina State University (NCSU), and also received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from NCSU.

Her research interests include game design and development, particularly for educational games, advanced learning technologies, educational data mining, artificial intelligence, and broadening participation in computing. She formed and leads the Game2Learn project, which is an ongoing effort to gain and retain students in Computer Science (particularly minorities and women) by building video games that teach introductory computer science concepts that appeal to those minorities.

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