Kimberly M. Ying

Ph.D. Student, Human-Centered Computing, University of Florida
kimying@ufl.edu

Kimberly (Price) Ying is a Ph.D. student advised by Dr. Kristy Boyer in the Department of Computer & Information Science & Engineering. Her research interests include computer science education with an emphasis on supporting diverse students. She hopes her research efforts will have a positive impact on the computer science community, specifically on closing the gender gap.

education

Ph.D., Human-Centered Computing (Expected 2022)
   University of Florida

B.S., Agricultural & Biological Engineering (2014)
   University of Florida

publications

conference papers
2019
[5]In Their Own Words: Gender Differences in Student Perceptions of Pair Programming. Kimberly Michelle Ying, Lydia G. Pezzullo, Mohona Ahmed, Kassandra Crompton, Jeremiah Blanchard, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer. Proceedings of the 50th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE '19), 2019, pp. To appear. [bib]
2018
[4]Introducing the Computer Science Concept of Variables in Middle School Science Classrooms. Philip Sheridan Buffum, Kimberly Michelle Ying, Xiaoxi Zheng, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer, Eric N. Wiebe, Bradford W. Mott, David C. Blackburn, James C. Lester. Proceedings of the 49th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE), Baltimore, Maryland, 2018, pp. 906-911. [bib]
2017
[3]How Block Categories Affect Learner Satisfaction with a Block-Based Programming Interface. Fernando J. Rodríguez, Kimberly Michelle Price, Joseph Isaac Jr., Kristy Elizabeth Boyer, Christina Gardner-McCune. Proceedings of the IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC), Raleigh, North Carolina, 2017, pp. 201-205. [bib]
[2]Expressing and Addressing Uncertainty: A Study of Collaborative Problem-Solving Dialogues. Fernando J. Rodríguez, Kimberly Michelle Price, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer. Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2017, pp. 207-214. [bib]
[1]Exploring the Pair Programming Process: Characteristics of Effective Collaboration. Fernando J. Rodríguez, Kimberly Michelle Price, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer. Proceedings of the 48th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE), Seattle, Washington, 2017, pp. 507-512. [bib]
workshop papers
2017
[1]Toward Conversational Agents that Support Learning: A Look at Human Collaborations in Computer Science Problem Solving. Fernando J. Rodríguez, Kimberly Michelle Price, Mickey Vellukunnel, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer. Proceedings of the Conversational UX Design CHI 2017 Workshop, Denver, Colorado, 2017. [bib]