Engineering | Slate Lab


The Sustainable Learning and Adaptive Technology for Education (SLATE) Lab studies how computer-based tools can support effective learning processes and strategies. We are interested in how these tools can be designed or used to augment learning and create new ways to learn.

SLATE Lab is directed by Dr. Rod Roscoe, an Assistant Professor of Human Systems Engineering.

News and Announcements

Kyrsten Novak (center) presented a poster at the recent FURI Symposium as part of her KEEN Student Mini-Grant Award (to attend the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society...

read more

Brown Bag Presentation on “Effective Writing”

Dr. Roscoe gave a brown bag presentation on “Mindful Reading and Intentional Writing: Research and Strategies for Effective Writing” on Wednesday, November 15th. This talk provided “9 lessons” for how people can improve their writing. Thanks to...

read more

Publications and Conferences

Adam Johnson’s excellent Honors Thesis on perceptions of writing errors has been published in the journal Assessing Writing! Congratulations, Adam! Citation: Johnson, A. C., Wilson, J., & Roscoe, R. D. (2017). College student perceptions of writing errors,...

read more

HFES Panel on Diversity and Inclusion

Yesterday was our panel discussion on diversity and inclusion. My co-panelists were excellent and the audience was the most engaged and interactive than almost any other conference panel I’ve seen. Erin Chiou did an excellent job organizing and moderating! My...

read more

Irfan Kula Interns with Adidas

Irfan Kula (PhD candidate in Human Systems Engineering) has escaped the summer heat of Phoenix, AZ by accepting an internship with Adidas in Portland, OR! He’ll be working in Portland through the Summer and Fall of 2017. In his internship and doctoral research,...

read more