Use of Technology in Education
At Utah State University, Apoorva worked with Dr. Breanne K. Litts to determine the applications of Augmented Reality (AR) mobile technologies in learning. They also examined the role of game-design processes (using programming tools, such as ARIS and PocketCHIP) on the computational thinking skills of school children (ages 9 - 15).
Users' Perceptions of IoTs' Privacy and Security
At Utah State University, Apoorva also had an opportunity to work with Dr. Mahdi Nasrullah Al-Ameen on a project related to IoT security and privacy.
Teachable Conversational Agents
Apoorva is currently working with Drs. Edith Law and Elizabeth Nilsen on the Teachable Robot project. The aim of this project is to design a teachable robot agent that acts as a less knowledgeable peer to be taught by elementary-school students, and use this teachable robot agent as an experimentation platform to study technology-mediated learning.
Social Media Use During Crisis Events
Apoorva during her graduate programs worked with Dr. Amanda Lee Hughes on the following research projects-