Yerika Jimenez
Biography
Yerika Jimenez is a Ph.D. student in Human-Centered Computing and a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow at the University of Florida. Her research interests include Computer Science Education and Learning Technologies. She is interested in understanding how upper elementary students learn Computer Science (CS) in block-based programming environments. Specifically, she is interested in understanding how upper elementary students learn how to debug and how students create debugging mental models. Yerika is also passionate about diversity, inclusion, and mentoring students, especially 1st generation college students.
Presentations
Academic
Workshop
Broadening Participation in Computing