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The University of Michigan
Barbara Ericson – Assistant Professor School of Information
Mark Guzdial – Professor CSE & Engi...
Where is it?
• The University of Michigan is in Ann Arbor,
Michigan
• The state that looks like a mitten
• Ann Arbor consi...
Facts about Michigan
• Michigan has the longest freshwater
shoreline in the world.
• Michigan has more than 11,000
inland ...
What is Michigan Famous For?
• Detroit, Motor City – Car Capital of the World
• Motown Music - Hitsville U.S.A
• Sanders D...
Things to See Near U. Michigan
• Greenfield Village and Ford
Museum
• Henry Ford’s personal museum of
buildings and antiqu...
Facts about the University of Michigan
• #1 Public Research
University in the U.S.
• National Science Foundation
• Top 5 U...
Famous Alumni
• Madonna
• James Earl Jones
• Darth Vader
• Tony Fadell
• One of the fathers of the i-pod
• Also cofounded ...
The University of Michigan Campuses
• North Campus
• Computer Science and Engineering
• Bob and Betty Beyster Building
• C...
Research Areas
• Computer Science and Engineering
• Engineering Education
• Big Data
• Assistive Technologies
• Robotics
•...
Barbara Ericson
• Assistant Professor
• School of Information
• Research Areas
• Interactive ebooks
• http://tinyurl.com/T...
Mark Guzdial
• Professor
• Computer Science & Engineering
• Engineering Education Research
• Research Blog:
https://comput...
For more information
• Barbara Ericson, Ericson@cc.gatech.edu
• Mark Guzdial, Guzdial@gmail.com
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  1. 1. The University of Michigan Barbara Ericson – Assistant Professor School of Information Mark Guzdial – Professor CSE & Engineering Education Research
  2. 2. Where is it? • The University of Michigan is in Ann Arbor, Michigan • The state that looks like a mitten • Ann Arbor consistently ranks in ”Top Places to Live” Lists Downtown Ann Arbor A Covered Shopping Arcade
  3. 3. Facts about Michigan • Michigan has the longest freshwater shoreline in the world. • Michigan has more than 11,000 inland lakes and more than 36,000 miles of streams. View of Detroit from the Detroit River Mackinac Bridge
  4. 4. What is Michigan Famous For? • Detroit, Motor City – Car Capital of the World • Motown Music - Hitsville U.S.A • Sanders Desserts Henry Ford R. E. Olds The Dodge Brothers
  5. 5. Things to See Near U. Michigan • Greenfield Village and Ford Museum • Henry Ford’s personal museum of buildings and antique vehicles • Detroit (about 1 hour drive) • Chicago (about 4 hour drive)
  6. 6. Facts about the University of Michigan • #1 Public Research University in the U.S. • National Science Foundation • Top 5 U.S. Public University • U.S. News & World Report • Over 40,000 students • From 122 countries • The football stadium seats over 100,000 people
  7. 7. Famous Alumni • Madonna • James Earl Jones • Darth Vader • Tony Fadell • One of the fathers of the i-pod • Also cofounded Nest Labs • Larry Page • Co-founder of Google • Gerald Ford • 38th President of the United States
  8. 8. The University of Michigan Campuses • North Campus • Computer Science and Engineering • Bob and Betty Beyster Building • Central Campus • School of Information • North Quad • Free bus between the two Law School
  9. 9. Research Areas • Computer Science and Engineering • Engineering Education • Big Data • Assistive Technologies • Robotics • Computer Games • School of Information • HCI • Social Computing • Health Informatics • Computer Science Education John Laird - AI Elliot Soloway – Educational Tech. Barry Fishman Learning Environments Kentaro Toyama ICT – Social Change Nia Dowell Learning Environments Rada Mihalcea NLP – Human Behavior
  10. 10. Barbara Ericson • Assistant Professor • School of Information • Research Areas • Interactive ebooks • http://tinyurl.com/TeacherCSP-new • http://tinyurl.com/StudentCSP-new • http://tinyurl.com/JavaReview-new • Parsons Problems • Increasing Diversity in Computing • Project Rise Up and Sisters Rise Up
  11. 11. Mark Guzdial • Professor • Computer Science & Engineering • Engineering Education Research • Research Blog: https://computinged.wordpress.com/ • Research Interests • Media Computation • Teaching computing in the context of manipulating digital media • http://mediacomputation.org • Using programming as a notation to learn other subjects better • Mathematics, Economics • Cognitive mechanisms in learning programming • Public policy supports for computing education
  12. 12. For more information • Barbara Ericson, Ericson@cc.gatech.edu • Mark Guzdial, Guzdial@gmail.com

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