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ChanMin Kim

ChanMin Kim
Phone: 8148659919
Office Address:
314D Keller Building
University Park, PA 16802
Campus: University Park


Associate Professor of Education


Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education
Learning and Performance Systems


Learning, Design, and Technology
Educational Psychology


Research Areas

  • Block-based programming and debugging
  • Computer science for social learning
  • Culturally responsive design
  • Teacher learning for preK-4 STEM engagement and learning

Current Projects  

Early Learning and Debugging (ELD)

  • Funding Source: NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE)
  • Collaborators: Dr. Roger Hill 
  • Research Focus: Learning to use robots and debugging in preschool and kindergarten classrooms

Collective Argumentation Learning and Coding (CALC)

  • Funding Source: NSF STEM + Computing Partnerships (STEM+C) funded project 
  • Collaborators: Dr. Tim Foutz, Dr. AnnaMarie Conner, Dr. Barbara Crawford, Dr. Roger Hill, Dr. Sid Thompson, and Dr. Dan Everett
  • Research Focus: Learning to teach programming within the elementary math and science curriculum

Teacher rejuvenation for enhancing agriscience students’ utilization of real-world experiences (TREASURE SAE)

  • Funding Source: USDA Professional Development for Secondary School Teachers and Educational Professionals (PDSTEP)
  • Collaborators: Dr. Eric Rubenstein, Dr. Nick Fuhrman, Dr. Lloyd Rieber, and Dr. Milton Newberry
  • Research Focus: Gaming for non-formal immersive learning experiences