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Yumiko Murai

MIT
Postdoctoral Associate
Somerville, MA
Yumiko is a learning researcher at MIT Playful Journey Lab and Lifelong Kindergarten group at Media Lab. Her research focuses on designing and studying technological tools, programs, and environments that support learner motivation and confidence through online and in-person creative activities. She designs and leads online and in-person professional development programs for maker and computer science educators such as Learning Creative Learning (lcl.media.mit.edu) and Unhangout for Educators (learn.media.mit.edu/educators). In Playful Journey lab(playful.mit.edu), she is a research lead in the Beyond Rubrics project, designing and conducting interviews, surveys, and observations to understand how assessment in maker learning activities may enable students and teachers to gain a deeper understanding of their learning. Yumiko holds a Ed.D. in Communication in Education from Teachers College, Columbia University.
Wednesday, August 1
 

11:00am

11:30am

2:30pm

3:15pm

 
Thursday, August 2
 

11:00am

3:15pm

4:30pm

Working Papers + Reception Media Lab - 6th Floor FoyerJodi Asbell-Clarke • Sarah Barksdale • Rudy Blanco • Alexa Busch • Kathleen Campana • Christina Cantrill • Yu-Hui Chang • Molly Collins • Angelina Constantine • Genisson Silva Coutinho • Giuliana Cucinelli • Vinicius Côrtes • Negin Dahya • Ethan Danahy • Vinicius Do Rego Dias • Amanda Dickes • David Dickinson • Yao Du • Jason Engerman • Jennifer Englund • Jeffrey Evancho • Jabari Miles Evans • John Fallon • Aroutis Foster • Joan Freese • Lily Gabaree • David Gagnon • Santiago Gasca • Roberta Golinkoff • Jason Evans Groth • Mary Haggerty • Leigh Hall • Ty Hollett • Emily Hopkins • Amy Kamarainen • Mx WE King • Eric Klopfer • Jessica Lawson • Kung Jin Lee • Jin Ha Lee • Mollie Levin • Rosalia Lugo • Marcos Sadao Maekawa • Alejandra Magana • Jenna McChesney • Alberto Da Silva Mello • Shari Metcalf • Kevin Miklasz • J. Elizabeth Mills • Yumiko Murai • Surbhi Nagpal • Daniel Noyes • Keiko Okawa • Richard Otto • Fay Cobb Payton • Mark Petrovich • A Nicole Pfannenstiel • Carmelo Presicce • Joseph Reilly • Patrícia Rodrigues • Kate Rosenbloom • Dan Roy • cassie scharber • Jacob Schatz • Molly Scott • Mamta Shah • Ramya Sivaraj • Devon Steven • Cathlyn Stylinski • Gabriella Taddeo • Philip Tan • Meredith Thompson • Tamara Spiewak Toub • Moran Tsur • Creative Computing Lab at Harvard University • SAHANA V.P • Annie Wang • Aparna Wilder • David Woodbury
 
Friday, August 3
 

11:30am

1:30pm