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Elizabeth Ingraham

Adjunct Faculty

BA, University of Colorado
JD, University of Denver
MFA, University of California, Santa Barbara

General Background
Dr. Ingraham is an Associate Professor of Art at the University of Nebraska Lincoln and Adjunct Faculty at NMC. A sculptor and exhibiting studio artist, she received a 2013 Distinguished Artist Award from the Nebraska Arts Council for her work, Mapping Nebraska. Her research also focuses on interdisciplinary creative thinking and, working with a team from computer science, educational psychology and digital humanities, she recently completed a National Science Foundation funded project integrating creative thinking into beginning computer science courses. 

Notable Publications/Presentations
Sheldon Museum of Art, "Picturing Nebraska" (Sheldon Statewide) (Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln; Chadron, North Platte, McCook, Nebraska City, York, Falls City, Grand Island and Scottsbluff, Nebraska), 2013-2014 

"Integrating Computational and Creative Thinking to Improve Learning and Performance in CS1," (with Leen-kiat Soh, Duane F. Shell, Melissa Patterson Hazley and Stephen Ramsay) (in press), Proceedings of the 45th Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE'2014)

"Associations of Students' Creativity, Motivation, and Self-Regulation with Learning and Achievement in College Computer Science Courses," (with Duane F. Shell, Melissa Patterson Hazley, Leen-Kiat Soh and Stephen Ramsay) (in press), Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference 2013

"Improving Learning of Computational Thinking Using Creative Thinking Exercises in College CS-1 Computer Science Courses," (with L.D. Miller, Leen-Kiat Soh, Duane F. Shell, Vladimir Chiriacescu, Stephen Ramsay, Lee Miller) (in press), Proceedings of the 43rd Annual Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference 2013

"Stitching as Knowing: Mapping Nebraska with Textiles and Thread," UNL Digital Commons, 2012

"Mapping Textile Space: Stitched and Woven Terrains," UNL Digital Commons, 2010

Professional Service/Recognition/Charitable Boards
Fellow, Fellow, Center for Great Plains Studies, Lincoln, Nebraska
Fellow, International Quilt Study Museum, Lincoln, Nebraska