Ruth Torres Castillo

Computer Science

Ruth Torres Castillo profile headshotRuth is a senior PhD student in the Interdisciplinary Doctorate with a concentration in Computer Science and Curriculum & Instruction at New Mexico State University. She is interested in developing educational games that have a constructivist approach and that enhance critical thinking. Right now her focus is on how to design and develop math video games that help construction of knowledge rather than just the transmission of it. She is also interested in design research related to educational video games with specific targetted learning goals, as an example the development of pre-algebra learning skills related to correctly writing expressions and understanding the concept of variables. 

Affiliation: 
University of Waterloo

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