Mirela Gutica, Faculty and Curriculum Head, School of Computing and Academic Studies, British Columbia Institute of Technology
Title: Barriers to Diversity in Computer Science Education: A Student Perspective
Time: Friday, Sep 24, 2021, 12:30-1:20pm PT
Mirela Gutica teaches and conducts applied research at British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT). Her background is in computer engineering and technology education. She teaches computer architecture, human-computer interaction, programming and operating systems, and is actively involved in the BCIT community. Her research interests include advanced learning technologies, computer science education and diversity and inclusion in STEM. She was awarded the BCIT VP Research Seed Fund to conduct the study entitled “Building Advanced Learning Technologies for Improving Girls’ and Women’s Participation in STEM".