Yipu Zheng is a master’s student in Learning Analytics at Teachers College, Columbia University. Her research interest focuses on capturing, assessing and facilitating learners’ attempts in problem-finding and creative problem-solving processes utilizing multi-modal data analytics methods. Before joining Teachers College, she earned her B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. Hoping to empower young learners to raise and address novel and personally-meaningful problems, she co-founded a makerspace, which has collaborated with more than 15 schools and local communities to develop creative problem-solving after-school programs, hands-on workshops, and making kits for K-8 students in Shenzhen, China.
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