The LED research group welcomes Mimi Adjei! Mimi is a doctoral student in Educational Studies specializing in Learning Technologies. She is originally from Ghana where she had her elementary education through to college. She completed her B.S in Actuarial Science from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Ghana, and holds an M.Sc. in Mathematics and an M.Ed. in Education & Teaching from Ohio University in Athens, Ohio.
After spending time as a teaching assistant during her undergraduate studies, Mimi began her teaching career as a sixth-grade teacher. She taught mathematics and assisted with the day-to-day needs of the newly established department of Educational Technology. She has since taught mathematics and computer science classes at the high school and collegiate levels. Her focus is to help students develop a sense of independence in their learning through self-reflection and meaningful feedback. As a RALLY for STEM teaching fellow, Mimi champions STEM education in rural Southeastern Ohio and provides children with greater access to STEM careers.
Mimi likes to explore new recipes and is currently developing a collection of fusion cuisines from around the world. She also recently picked up hand embroidery as her creative outlet.
Mimi’s current research interests include learning design & analytics, human-computer interaction (HCI), and artificial intelligence applications in education.