Megan Frankosky is a Research Psychologist in the Department of Computer Science at North Carolina State University. She completed her M.S. in Human Factors Psychology and Applied Cognition with a focus on user perception and experience with interactive technologies from North Carolina State University in 2014. She also received a B.A. in Psychology, and a B.S. in Business Administration & Entrepreneurship from North Carolina State University. Her research focuses on learning technologies, including research on cognitive and affective factors involved during learning, emerging patterns of interaction during learning, and learning within the context of game-based environments. Her work also involves adaptive and personalized instructional systems, user experience research, human-computer-interaction, user modeling, and educational analytics.
Megan joined the CEI in 2014 after working as a Graduate Researcher at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation. She lead the instructional design, study design, and assessment selection efforts for Engage – a game-based learning environment for middle school computer science education. She has also served as President of the North Carolina State Human Factors Student Chapter and a Program Representative for the Graduate Association of Students in Psychology.