Yanghee Kim, Ph.D.
LD and Ruth G. Morgridge Endowed Chair
Director, Center for Cross-disciplinary Research on Engaging Advanced Technology for Education (CREATE)

Research Interests

Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Robot Child Interaction, Embodied Virtual Agents, Design of Social and Emotional Interaction, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners, Learner Affect and Identity, Equity in STEM, Computer-Assisted Language Learning


Ph.D., Florida State University, Educational Psychology and Learning Systems



Recent Publications

Kim, Y., and Smith, D. (in press). Designing for Young Children: Learning, Practice, and Decisions. International Journal of Designs for Learning.

Kim, Y., and Searle, K. (2017). Empowering student voice through interactive design and digital making. Computers in the Schools, 34(3), 142-151. doi: 10.1080/07380569.2017.1348082

Cho, M. H., Kim, Y., and Choi, D. H. (2017). The effect of self-regulated learning on college students’ perceptions of community of inquiry and affective outcomes in online learning. The Internet and Higher education, 34, 10-17. doi: 10.1016/j.iheduc.2017.04.001

Kim, Y., and Smith, D. (2017). Pedagogical and technological augmentation of mobile learning for young children. Interactive Learning Environments, 25(1). 4-16. doi:10.1080/10494820.2015.1087411

Kim, Y., Thayne, J., and Wei, Q. (2017). An embodied agent helps anxious students in mathematics learning. Educational Technology Research and Development, 65(1), 219-235. doi:10.1007/s11423-016-9476-z.

Kim, Y. (2016). The role of agent age and gender for middle-grade girls. Computers in the Schools, 33(2). 59-70.

Kim, Y. (2016). Designing a robot for cultural brokering in education. Educational Technology, 56(4), 41-43.

Kim, Y., and Baylor, A. L. (2016). Research-based design of pedagogical agent roles: A review, progress, and recommendations. International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education, 26(1). 160-169.

Kim, Y, and Thayne, J. (2015). Effects of learner-instructor relationship building strategies in online video lessons. Distance Education, 36(1), 100-114.

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