Ryan Shaun Joazeiro de Baker
2005. Advisors: Kenneth R. Koedinger, Albert T. Corbett
M.S. Human-Computer Interaction. Carnegie Mellon University. Conferred August 9, 2005.
ScB. Computer Science. Brown University. Graduated with Honors in Computer Science, May
Student Modeling (Disengagement, Affect, Robust Learning, Knowledge, Strategic Behavior,
Meta-Cognition), Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Serious Games/Educational Games, Science
Microworlds, Off-Task Behavior, Cultural Factors
Conference Chair. Third International Conference on Educational Data Mining. Pittsburgh, PA,
USA. June 11-13 2010.
Mining, Montreal, Canada, June 20-21, 2008.
Steering Committee. Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference / Society for Learning
Analytics Research, 2011-present.
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, US Program, Vital Behaviors and Skills Associated with Engagement Derived from Learning Analytics Topic. Towards an Engagement Pedometer for Everyone: Unobtrusive Assessment of Engagement and Disengagement. Baker, R.S.J.d. (PI).
National Science Foundation, Software and Hardware Foundations (SHF). SHF: Small: User Studies to Improve Novice Programming. Fisler, K. (PI), Baker, R.S.J.d. (Co-PI).
U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences. Classroom Environment, Allocation of Attention, and Learning Outcomes in K-4 Students. Fisher, A. (PI), Baker, R.S.J.d. (Co-PI).
National Science Foundation, Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST). Research: Predicting STEM Career Choice from Computational Indicators of Student Engagement within Middle School Mathematics Classes. Baker, R.S.J.d. (PI), Heffernan, N.T. (Co-PI).
National Science Foundation, Research and Evaluation on Education in Science and Engineering (REESE). Empirical Research: Emerging Research: Using Automated Detectors to Examine the Relationships Between Learner Attributes and Behaviors During Inquiry in Science Microworlds. Gobert, J.G. (PI), Baker, R.S.J.d. (Co-PI).
National Science Foundation, Research and Evaluation on Education in Science and Engineering (REESE). Empirical Research: Emerging Research: Robust and Efficient Learning: Modeling and Remediating Students’ Domain Knowledge. Corbett, A.T. (PI), Baker, R.S.J.d. (Co-PI).
U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences. Promoting Robust Understanding of Genetics with a Cognitive Tutor that Integrates Conceptual Learning with Problem Solving. Corbett, A.T. (PI), Baker, R.S.J.d. (Co-PI).
National Science Foundation, Science of Learning Centers. Toward a Decade of PSLC Research: Investigating Instructional, Social, and Learner Factors in Robust Learning through Data-Driven Analysis and Modeling. Koedinger, K.R. (PI). Baker, R.S.J.d. (Senior Personnel).
James Chen Best Student Paper Award (as co-author with Michael Sao Pedro). 20th
International Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization, 2012.
AERA SIG-ATL Best Student Paper Award (as co-author with Michael Sao Pedro). Annual
Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, 2012.
Undergraduate Education, Worcester Polytechnic Institute. 2011.
Tutoring Systems, 2010.
People’s Choice Award for Best Interactive Event. 10th International Conference on Intelligent
Tutoring Systems, 2010.
Best Paper Award. 8th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems, 2006