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Jamie GorsonDesign Research Fellow Alumnus


Jamie Gorson is a PhD Student in Computer Science and Learning Sciences, a joint Ph.D. program at Northwestern University between the McCormick School of Engineering and the School of Education and Social Policy. She works to design and build technology that increases student engagement and motivation in hands-on and project-based learning environments. She is currently conducting research in the Delta Lab with Professor Eleanor O'Rourke in understanding how growth mindset is enacted in the behaviors of novice programmers with the goal of designing a development environment for novice programmers that promotes a growth mindset. Jamie earned her BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Olin College of Engineering.

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