Scotty D. Craig
Dr. Scotty D. Craig is currently an Assistant Professor in the Human Systems Engineering Program of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering’s Polytechnic School at Arizona State University. He has a specialization in cognitive psychology and a focus on the learning sciences. His research interests include the application of Cognitive Psychology to the learning science area focusing on laboratory, online, and classroom research. His research has been conducted in a cross disciplinary areas of psychology, education, and technology. Dr. Craig is the directing faculty member in the CoBALT Lab. He is also Co-Director of the Advanced Distributed Learning Partnership Lab at Arizona State University.
Chelsea Johnson (incoming student 2017)
Rehman Chughtai is working on Intelligent Tutoring System. With a background in computer science, he have recently started an interest in applied psychology, especially in learning and Intelligent Tutoring System.
1. Ghazarian, A., & Chughtai, R. (2012). Dimension-Oriented Inspection of Use Case-Based Requirements Specifications. In Proceedings of the European Conference of Computer Science (ECCS12).
Barrett Honors College student. She is working with Dr. Craig as the adviser on her Thesis, Improving training and focus in Archery.
Barrett Honors College student
BS Human Systems Engineering, Minor Criminology est. grad S’15
She will work on testing usability of VCAEST system. I am currently trying to figure out my Barrett project.
Dr. Chuang graduated in Summer of 2015 with his PhD in Simulation Modeling and Applied Cognitive Science. His dissertation was on “Improving Proctoring by Using Non-Verbal Cues During Remotely Administrated Exams” Chia was Dr. Craig’s first PhD student to be mentored to completion at ASU.
Master level STUDENTS
Rehman Chughtai worked on Human Factors applications for Intelligent Tutoring Systems. With a background in computer science, he has an interest in applied psychology, especially in learning and Intelligent Tutoring System.
Former Master’s student in the Applied Psychology program who graduated in May 2014. Research include investigating the effect of background music on the user experience of a website, behavior, and information processing. Thesis involves investigating effectiveness of self-explaining in resolving learning deficits brought on by individual differences in cognitive ability in a multimedia learning environment. Other research interests include usability of software and hardware products, and human factors.
Jessica graduated from Old Dominion University with her B.S. in psychology. While at ODU she worked in the Video-game Based Training lab as an undergraduate research assistant and then as the lead URA. She then presented her proposal, Playing with personality: Influence of personality on training motivation, goal-setting and performance in a videogame-based training environment at the 2011 Annual Carolinas Psychology Conference in Raleigh, NC At the University of Arizona she has worked with Scotty Craig Ph.D examining aspects of spatial and temporal contiguity within multimedia learning environments and presented findings at from Virtual Humans and Gesturing during Multimedia Learning: An Investigation of Predictions from the Temporal Contiguity Effect at the E-Learn 2013 conference in Las Vegas. She graduated in the Fall of 2015.
Undergrad – Senior I/O Psychology Major
Currently working on VCAEST research project
Future: Applying to Physician’s Assistance (PA) graduate school
Kody Ioia is an undergraduate student currently pursuing a B.S. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Arizona State University – Polytechnic. Following the completion of his undergraduate work Kody hopes to pursue a PSY-D in Clinical Psychology. Kody is primarily interested in studying the issues surrounding those in the LGBTQ community, especially as it concerns identity development, integration, perception, and equal treatment of individuals identifying within this community. The goal of Kody’s current research is to institute a successful learning and teaching apparatus that increases the general population’s awareness and acceptance of those in the LGBTQ community.
Norma L. Irigoyen received her undergraduate student working on her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in Spring of 2014. She has worked on research with virtual learning environments, e-textbook learning, and simulation-based leaning.
Julie was a Barrett Honor’s students from Software Engineering. she worked with Dr. Craig as her adviser for her Honor’s thesis project which provided basic emergency preparedness training for the general population using a virtual world and a zombie invasion cover story.
Sarah Zipp is currently a sophomore undergraduate student majoring in Industrial and Organizational Psychology with a minor in Computational Mathematical Sciences. She assists with VCAEST and other various projects.