Adrienne Decker

PhD

Adrienne Decker

Adrienne Decker

PhD

Adrienne Decker

PhD

Specialty/Research Focus

Effectiveness of pre-college computing education; Introductory programming education (CS1/CS2); Broadening participation in computing and gaming; Assessment in computing education; History of computing, computing education, and computer games

Contact Information

140 Capen Hall

Buffalo NY, 14260

Phone: (716) 645-8963

adrienne@buffalo.edu

Education

  • PhD, Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo, 2007
  • MS, Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo, 2001
  • BS, Computer Science, University at Buffalo, 2001

Awards and Honors

  • 2016 Association of Computing Machinery (ACM) Senior Member
  • 2013 Wall of Fame Inductee, John F. Kennedy High School (Cheektowaga, NY)
  • 2007 Milton Plesur Award for Excellence in Teaching, University at Buffalo
  • 2005 Best Paper: When Objects Collide: Abstractions over Common Physics Problems for Capstone Projects in CS1, Twenty-first Annual CCSC Eastern Conference
  • 2003 Best Paper: A Tale of Two Paradigms, Nineteenth Annual CCSC Eastern Conference

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