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Doore, Karen

Karen Doore

Associate Professor of Instruction


  • M.S., Computer Science, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
  • B.S., Material Science Engineering, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Research Interests:

  • Computer Science Education Research
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Game Design and Development
  • Generative Art and Design

Major Honors and Awards:

  • EEF Fellowship – UT Dallas Computer Science Department
  • Best Poster Award (Tie) ACM SIGSIM PADS Conference, June 2014
  • Metallurgical Engineering Academic Scholarship, University of Illinois

Representative Publications:

  • Doore, K 2015. Modeling-First Approach for Computer Science Instruction. In Proceedings of the eleventh annual International Conference on International Computing Education Research (ICER ’15). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 255-256.
  • Doore, K., Vega D. and Fishwick P. 2015. A Media-Rich Curriculum for Modeling and Simulation. In Proceedings of the 3rd ACM Conference on SIGSIM-Principles of Advanced Discrete Simulation (SIGSIM-PADS ’15). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 23-34.
  • Doore, K. and Fishwick, P. 2014. Prototyping an Analog Computing Representation of Predator Prey Dynamics. Proceedings of the 2014 Winter Simulation Conference (Piscataway, NJ, USA, 2014), 3561–3571a.
  • Howell, M., Vega, D., Doore, K. and Fishwick, P. 2014. Enhancing Model Interaction with Immersive and Tangible Representations: A Case Study Using the Lotka-volterra Model. Proceedings of the 2014 Winter Simulation Conference (Piscataway, NJ, USA, 2014), 3572–3583.

Notable Service:

  • GSNTX Computer Science Girls Summer Camps, June 2014, 2015

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