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Hi! I am a 3rd-year PhD student in the Human-Computer Interaction Institute (HCII) at Carnegie Mellon University, where I am advised by Professor Vincent Aleven. Before joining CMU, I completed my Master’s degree in Learning, Design, and Technology at Stanford Graduate School of Education, working with Professor Candace Thille on Open Learning Initiative at Stanford.

Prior to Stanford, I spent two years working at the Center for Open Education at Hokkaido University (Japan) as an instructional designer, following the graduation from International Christian University in Tokyo where I received my bachelor’s degree in Education.

My academic interests broadly lie in the learning sciences, instructional design, human-computer interaction, online learning, math education, learning analytics, and Open Educational Resources (OER). I work with educators and students to design and evaluate instructional strategies and technologies in a variety of learning environments. I am also actively working in the OER community as a member at Creative Commons Japan and as an OER Research Fellow at Open Education Group.

Twitter: tomonagashima

Projects

Diagrammatic self-explanation
Drag&drop equation solving
Global Open Policy Report

Publications

  • Nagashima, T., Bartel, A. N., Silla, E. M., Vest, N. A., Alibali, M. W., & Aleven, V. (2020). Enhancing conceptual knowledge in early algebra through scaffolding diagrammatic self-explanation. In Proceedings of the International Conferences of the Learning Sciences (ICLS2020), Nashville, TN.(New!)
  • Nagashima, T., Yang, K., Bartel, A. N., Silla, E. M., Vest, N. A., Alibali, M. W., & Aleven, V. (2020). Pedagogical Affordance Analysis: Leveraging teachers’ pedagogical knowledge for eliciting pedagogical affordances and constraints of instructional tools. In Proceedings of the International Conferences of the Learning Sciences (ICLS2020). Nashville, TN. (New!)