Interaction & Media Sciences Lab Team


Dr. Michael P. McCreery

Michael P. McCreery, Ph.D. (Co-Director) Michael P. McCreery, Ph.D. (Co-Director)

Michael is an Assistant Professor of Interaction & Media Sciences in the Department of Teaching & Learning. Previously he was a programmer/analyst for the Intel Corporation. His research examines how principles of human-computer interaction can be applied to the creation of technology-based psychoeducational assessments, particularly in the areas of aggression and social skills development. He has published in such journals as the Educational Psychologist, Computers in Human Behavior, and Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment.

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Dr. PG Schrader

P.G. Schrader, Ph.D. (Co-Director) P.G. Schrader, Ph.D. (Co-Director)

PG is an Professor of Educational Technology in the Department of Teaching & Learning. His research interests include engagement, immersion, navigation, and learning with scientific simulations and virtual worlds. He has published in such journals as the Journal of Educational Computing Research, Journal of Technology & Teacher Education, and the Journal of Science Education & Technology.

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Dr. Scott Loe

Scott Loe, Ph.D. Scott Loe, Ph.D.

Scott is an Associate Professor of School Psychology in the Department of Educational Psychology & Higher Education. His current research interests include the efficacy of technology-based psychoeducational assessments. He has published in such journals as Psychology in the Schools, Exceptionality, and Behavioral Disorders.

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Catherine Bacos

Catherine Bacos Catherine Bacos

Catherine is a doctoral student in Curriculum & Instruction: Interaction & Media Sciences. Her research interests include designing learning systems for children with autism.

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Jeff Laferriere

Jeff Laferriere Jeff Laferriere

Jeff is a doctoral student in Teacher Education who is interested in the use of emotion to promote online learning communities for pre-service teachers in distance education courses.

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Aster Sigel

Aster Sigel Aster Sigel

Aster Sigel is a doctoral student in Curriculum & Instruction: Interaction & Media Sciences. Her research interests include examining interaction-design principles for application in learning simulations.

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Victoria Weaver

Victoria Weaver Victoria Weaver

Victoria Weaver is a doctoral student in Curriculum & Instruction: Interaction & Media Sciences who is interested in how technology acceptance promotes active learning in learning management systems

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Dr. Si Jung Kim

Si Jung "SJ" Kim, Ph.D. Si Jung "SJ" Kim, Ph.D.

SJ is an Assistant Professor of Entertainment Engineering & Design in the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering at the University of Nevada Las Vegas. His research focuses on interdisciplinary projects that provide novel user experiences in the field of human-computer interactions and entertainment technologies.

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S. Kathleen Krach

S. Kathleen Krach, Ph.D. S. Kathleen Krach, Ph.D.

Kathleen is an Assistant Professor of School Psychology and Nationally Certified School Psychologist at the Florida State University. Her research focuses on computer-based assessment and intervention. She has published in notable journals including Computers in Human Behavior, The Clinical Neuropsychologist, and the Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment

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