Hello! I am a Research Associate in Carnegie Mellon University’s Human Computer Interaction Institute. I investigate ways that educational technology can be better designed to serve diverse student populations, especially in terms of engagement and effectiveness across many different student groups. Currently, I work with Amy Ogan and Jessica Hammer.
My own research interests stem from my background in linguistics and my work experience in computer science. I am interested in understanding how to make educational technology accessible and effective for learners worldwide, regardless of their cultural or linguistic backgrounds.
About the name: My last name is pronounced pretty much how it looks! My ancestors kindly reduced it from the original Polish version of Jarzębińska when they immigrated to the US.
About the picture: The banner picture is of Kopa Kondracka near Zakopane, Poland, which was my first big (for me!) mountain I summitted in September 2013. I took this picture right before we began our ascent to its 2,005 meter peak.
Acknowledgments: Social media thumbnails provided by http://www.noop.nl/
Headshot courtesy of CMU’s HCII.