Ph.D. Candidate, Curriculum & Educational Technology
Graduate Assistant, Technology Integration Center
Kimberly Rodriguez is a Ph.D. candidate in the Educational Policy, Planning, and Leadership program concentrating on Curriculum and Educational Technology. Her research interests include computational thinking in students who code, the use of augmented reality in teaching and learning, simulated learning environments, and dual immersion bilingual education. Her previous employment with NASA Langley Research Center as a computer systems administrator and as a teacher with Newport News Public Schools allows her to merge her experiences in technology and academia to explore new concepts in how students learn with technology. Kim has a BA from Christopher Newport University in English with a minor in Computer Science, and an MS from Old Dominion University in Education with teaching endorsements in secondary English, Physics, and K-12 School Library Media.