Sherry Yi is PhD student studying educational psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is currently investigating the perceived influence of sandbox games and STEM interest based through interviews with college freshmen. On a broader scale, she is interested in technology’s impact on everyday lives.

In her spare time, she likes to write about her latest escapades and read tech news, and on occasion play Stardew Valley. She greatly enjoys art and art-related experiences.

Keywords: sustaining and triggering interest, STEM learning, video games


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My CliftonStrengths: Restorative, Achiever, Individualization, Intellection, Analytical

Graduate Student Conference, ‘Education in Uncertain Times’ (March 2018)