Nia Dowell

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Assistant Professor
School of Education

Ph.D., Cognitive Psychology

Email: nia.dowell@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
3361B Education
Mail Code: 5500
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Learning Analytics, Collaborative Interaction
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Research Abstract
I'm an Assistant Professor in the School of Education at the University of California, Irvine.
My primary interests are in cognitive psychology, discourse processing, group interaction, and learning analytics. In general, my research focuses on using language and discourse to uncover the dynamics of socially significant, cognitive, and affective processes. I am currently applying computational techniques to model discourse and social dynamics in a variety of environments including small group computer-mediated collaborative learning environments, collaborative design networks, and massive open online courses (MOOCs). My research has also extended beyond the educational and learning sciences spaces and highlighted the practical applications of computational discourse science in the clinical, political and social sciences areas.
Last updated
07/14/2019