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ChanMin Kim

Dr. ChanMin Kim

Associate Professor of Education (LDT)

Phone: 814-865-9919

314D Keller Building
University Park, PA 16802

Curriculum Vitae

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


  • Learning, Design, and Technology
  • Educational Psychology


Research Areas

  • Debugging
  • Culturally responsive and equitable design
  • Computing education
  • Teacher learning


Current Projects  

Early Learning and Debugging (ELD)

  • Funding Source: NSF Improving Undergraduate STEM Education (IUSE)
  • Collaborators: Dr. Roger Hill and Dr. Brian Belland
  • Research Focus: Teacher 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) 
  • Collaborators: Dr. Tim Foutz, Dr. AnnaMarie Conner, Dr. Barbara Crawford, Dr. Roger Hill, Dr. Sid Thompson, and Dr. David Jackson
  • Research Focus: Teacher learning to teach programming within the elementary math and science curriculum


  • Funding Source: NSF Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12) 
  • Collaborators: Dr. Sadhana Puntambekar and Dr. Becky Passonneau
  • Research Focus: Automated scaffolding for scientific explanation writing through natural language processing techniques
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