In this project, my project partner (Moira Mccavana) and I explored
Novel Behaviors and Attitudes of Youth in a Virtual Reality Chemistry Lab (WIP)
A project led by the Ph.D. candidate Elliot Hu-Au of Teachers College, CU. This study explores the
Maker Project: Paper Mech Dog
This paper's mechatronics project was one of the maker activities Nathan Holbert's Tools and Toys curriculum entailed. This helped us learn about how constructionist activities can be beneficial for students, and how traditional robotics projects can incorporate a wide variety of materials to achieve a unique product.
A Generic Interval of Linguistic Variable based Genetic Fuzzy Inference System; A utility in Forestry Application
A standard fuzzy rule relates variables with different linguistic labels where each linguistic label is defined through a membership function having membership value in a range from 0-1. The research presented in this paper extends this concept by associating each linguistic variable with intervals within the scope of its membership …
Critical Assessment of a Theory of Staging Drama
A critical essay assessing Antonin Artaud's theory of staging drama.
Overcoming: The Diane Nash Story (WIP)
This project, led by Dennis Morgan of Harlem CoLab, is meant to encourage students to become activists through learning the story of Diane Nash
LAMBOOZLED! Label research based on the Integrated Model of Inclusive Game-based Learning (WIP)
A research study on the efficacy of games as learning tools for diverse audiences.
Trailblazers: A Project for AAPI Representation (WIP)
A card game led by Joey Lee of Teacher Colleges Games Research Lab
Mystic Platformer (level 5)
The Mystic Platformer was a simple platforming game designed for a level design course. I was tasked with designing the fifth and final level.
The knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding family history of hereditary diseases amongst undergraduate students at the University of the Free State
Family medical history may help prevent, diagnose and treat inherited non-communicable diseases. Many people are unaware of family medical history, and medical practitioners may not realise its value when dealing with hereditary diseases.
O IMPACTO DO BLACK LIVES MATTER NAS REDES SOCIAIS
O ano de 2020 é lembrado por muitas coisas, uma delas é a ascensão do movimento Black Lives Matter (Vidas Negras Importam), não apenas nos Estados Unidos, mas em todo o mundo. A onda de protestos começou após a morte de George Floyd, por um policial de Minneapolis, nos EUA. …
K Cancer Website Re-Design
Worked with non-profit client to redesign existing website. Performed Heuristic Evaluation, Card Sorts, and Interviews to design and create lo, mid, and high fidelity prototypes.
Simulating the Past: The Case for AI in History Pedagogy
What does a successful history education look like? Is it when a student knows every date and time to the exact millisecond a battle or event took place? Maybe it’s when a learner can explain why a given society had a particular economic system in place. Regardless of which approach …
You are Not Alone: An Exploration in Familial Grief Processing
Death. It surrounds us, permeates everything we do in our lives in some way or another. Despite our propensity to avoid the topic, COVID-19 has shown how mortal we truly are. Globally, 6.2 million people have passed due to this virus. This has left, in the US alone, thousands of …
Christian Nationalism: Mechanizing Religion as Trump’s Silent Weapon of Influence
An interpretative report on the 2020 US elections
Ataque de Nervios
“I felt terrible,” Mariel recounted of her recent visit to a Miami emergency room. Her family brought her to the hospital after the sensation of an immense weight on her chest became more intense. By the time she was ushered into one of the examination rooms, her breath had been …
Donde Crece la Palma
One of the things that first struck me upon entering the University of Miami’s Cuban Heritage Collection is the many ways “Cubanness” is written onto the space of the archive itself. The glass doors that separate the lobby from the reading room are emblazoned with the Cuban coat of arms. …
Research Paper on the Aztec Diet
The typical diet consumed by Aztecs during the Pre-Contact period can be reconstructed through a number of primary and secondary sources on ecology, agriculture, history, nutrition, and archaeology. Ecological sources reveal the landscape and available foods. Historical records describe typical Aztec meals. Nutritional sources break down the quality of the …
Representations and Reality of Mafia Culture
In-depth analysis of the widespread characteristics, behaviors, and patterns of Mafia and Mafioso as portrayed in Italian film and media. (Final paper for college credit).
A compilation of unpublished articles and pieces written for Hospitality and Journalism classes.
The British Film Industry During the 1930s
Life in the 1930s was not necessarily great for the British: panic, disease, and unemployment. Therefore, people needed something to help relieve their stress, and one of the solutions was the cinema— giving the working-class hope for a better, prosperous life amid the chaos they were facing.
Negative and Positive Affectivity Research Proposal
Research Proposal from my 2022 Spring Undergraduate Thesis regarding negative and positive affect in the workplace.