Computer Science Educator
Syedah Zahra Atiq
Who am I?
I am originally from Pakistan and my educational background is in computer science (CS). As part of the DeBoer lab, I have worked on different projects (MOOCs and Women in engineering). Now I am working on completing my dissertation.
Research Interest lie in:
Computer Science (CS) Education Research
Awards and Honors:
Bilsland dissertation fellowship by graduate school of Purdue University (2018-2019)
Teaching CS to undergraduates (2009-2014)
Ph.D. (expected graduation: May 2019)
Recent News and Publications:
Atiq, S. Z., Morton, S., Ater-Kranov, A., Abu-Lail, N. I., Kmec, J. A., DeBoer, J. (2018). Women’s Motivation to Pursue Engineering Education and Careers: A Case Study of Malaysia. Proceedings of the 124th American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition, Salt Lake City, UT.
Haney, C. L., Qureshey, J., Atiq, S. Z., Cox, D., & DeBoer, J. (2017). Understanding lived experiences of students in a blended-learning Neuroscience MOOC. Proceedings of American Society of Engineering Education Zone II Conference, Puerto Rico.
Current research in the lab:
Women in Engineering in predominantly Muslim countries