Areas of Research
Modeling and Simulation - Instructional Design, Human System Integration
NYWF STEM experiences
TeachLivE Lab Efficacy
Use of digital puppetry to develop resist/avoid strategies regarding peer pressure
Aleshia Hayes is a doctoral student in the Modeling and Simulation program with a Human Systems Focus at the University of Central Florida.
Aleshia's research focus is on designing and assessing STEM games in the 1964/65 New York World’s Fair simulator and other education oriented simulators.
As a communication educator and specialist, having taught communication for over five years, Aleshia brings perpective on nonverbal communication and human computer interaction for the TeachLivE lab and other projects.
She also served Americorps as a Teach For America Operation Coordinator for their teacher training institute.
An Exciting Phrase
The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds the most discoveries, is not "Eureka!" (I found it!) but rather "That's funny..." ~Isaac Asimov