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Aman Yadav

 Associate Professor
  Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education
 Ph.D., Michigan State University
 509A Erickson
Aman Yadav’s research focuses on preparing teachers to embed computational thinking practices and computing in the classroom. He is working to establish an evidence-based professional development program, including continuous online support, to improve teachers’ knowledge to teach computing concepts at the high school level. In addition, his research focuses on developing an understanding of problem-based learning (PBL) and case-based instruction (CBI) in STEM disciplines, with a specific focus on engineering education.

Areas of Expertise:

Active Grants:

  • National Science Foundation
    CS 10K: Leading the Way to CS10K: Assessing a Just-in-Time Professional Development Approach to Teacher Knowledge Growth in Computer Science
  • National Science Foundation
    Collaborative Research: Research Initiation: Facilitating Design Thinking through Cases
  • National Science Foundation (University of Maryland College Park)
    Nurturing the seeds of computational and scientific thinking in elementary school
  • National Institutes of Health (University of Chicago)
    NRMN - Committee on Institutional Cooperation Academic Network (NRMN-CAN)