Jennifer Kay

  • 67 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
1995 …2077
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Personal profile

Research interests

Research Expertise:
Educational Robotics | Computer Science Education | Effective Systems for Learning at Scale (MOOCs) | Artificial Intelligence | Robotics | Human-Computer Interaction | Intelligent Software Agents

My most recent work is in two areas: the development and evaluation of methods to introduce novices to Computer Science & Computational Thinking using Robotics and Effective Systems for Learning at Scale (MOOCs). I have received grants to pursue this work from a wide variety of sources including Google, iRobot, the National Science Foundation, and the Institute for Personal Robots in Education.

Honors and Awards:
Rowan University Academic Advising Wall of Fame 2016
Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching, Rowan University 2013
Best Paper Award, CCSCE 2009

Member of:
ACM (Senior Member)
IEEE (Senior Member)
UPE CS Honor Society

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Science, Master

Doctor of Philosophy, doctorate

Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor, University of Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Science, Bachelor, University of Pennsylvania

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Projects 2013 2077

CS4HS Workshop

Kay, J.

Alphabet Inc.

4/1/137/7/77

Project: Other project

ACM-W igniteCS

Kay, J.

Alphabet Inc.

3/10/175/31/18

Project: Other project

Rowan CS4HS 2014 Research Intermediate Study

Kay, J.

Alphabet Inc.

9/1/1412/1/16

Project: Research project

Research Output 1995 2019

  • 67 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 11 Conference contribution
  • 9 Paper
  • 2 Conference article
  • 1 Editorial

Apples to apples: Differences in viewer retention when longer content is chopped into smaller bites

Kay, J., Lambe, C., Nolan, T. J., Grello, T. M. & Breitzman, A., Jun 24 2019, Proceedings of the 6th 2019 ACM Conference on Learning at Scale, L@S 2019. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, (Proceedings of the 6th 2019 ACM Conference on Learning at Scale, L@S 2019).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

video
Robots
robot
interpretation
1 Citation (Scopus)

The Distributed Esteemed Endorser Review: A novel approach to participant assessment in MOOCs

Kay, J., Nolan, T. J. & Grello, T. M., Apr 25 2016, L@S 2016 - Proceedings of the 3rd 2016 ACM Conference on Learning at Scale. Association for Computing Machinery, Inc, p. 157-160 4 p. (L@S 2016 - Proceedings of the 3rd 2016 ACM Conference on Learning at Scale).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Students
expert
human being
student
2 Citations (Scopus)

CS professional development MOOCs

Mindell, E., Brennan, K., Britton, G., Kay, J. & Rosato, J., Jan 1 2014, p. 369-370. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Computer science
Geographical regions
Technical presentations
Curricula
16 Citations (Scopus)

Sneaking in through the back door: Introducing K-12 teachers to robot programming

Kay, J., Engelman, S., Moss, J. G. & McKlin, T., Jan 1 2014, p. 499-504. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Robot programming
Computer science
Students
Computer programming
Curricula
3 Citations (Scopus)

The challenges of using a MOOC to introduce "Absolute beginners" to programming on specialized hardware

Kay, J. & McKlin, T., Jan 1 2014, p. 211-212. 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Robotics
Robot programming
Hardware
Computer science