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Andre Luis Alice Raabe

Program Year: 
2016
Fellow Type: 
Visiting Scholar
Academic Degree: 
PhD in Technology in Education - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Previous Education: 
PhD - Technology in Education - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (2005)
MSc. - Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (2000)
Associated University in Brazil: 
Univali - Itajay Valley University

Andre Raabe is a Visiting Scholar at the Graduate School of Education, affiliated with the Lemann Center for Educational Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Brazil. His research is focused on the ways that constructionist design-based learning activities support the development of computational thinking in hands-on environments. The goals include researching: (i) the potential of Educational FabLabs and Maker Spaces; (ii) Constructionist design of learning activities; and (iii) the nature and scope of Computational Thinking and how to support its development in young students.  Andre has a PhD in Technology in Education from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (2005) and a Masters in Computer Science from Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (2000). He is a researcher at the Applied Computing Master Program and Graduate Program in Education at Univali  (Itajaí Valley University, Santa Catarina, Brazil).

Research Interests: 
Computational thinking
Maker movement
Computer science education
Technology in education
Email: 
raabe@univali.br