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Jennifer Turns, Professor

Jennifer Turns, Professor
jturns@u.washington.edu
206.221.3650
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Courses Taught

TC 310, The Computer in Technical Communication
TC 510, Information Design
TC 598, Special Topics: Human Expertise and Technical Communication
TC 518, User-Centered Design

Education

Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, December 1998
M.S., Systems Engineering, The University of Virginia, May 1990
B.S., Systems Engineering, The University of Virginia, May 1990

Professional Interests

Design processes and strategies, Educational uses of information technology, Learner-centered design, Human-computer-interfaces, Engineering education, Educating reflective practitioners, and Technology adoption.

Professional Affiliations

American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)
American Education Research Association (AERA)

Honors and Awards:

  • Toward Enhancing Engineering Design Education: Bringing Research Results into the Classroom, GE Fund Grant, with Cynthia J. Atman and Robin S. Adams, 2001.
  • An engineering design expertise continuum: Filling it in and linking it to education practice, NSF ROLE Grant, with Cynthia J. Atman and Robin S. Adams, 2001-2004.
  • National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Award, PFSMETE Program, 1998.
  • Best Paper Award, Education, Research and Methods Division of American Society of Engineering Education, 1997.
  • GVU Research Award, Graphics Visualization and Usability Center, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1997.
  • ASEE Apprentice Faculty Grant Award, 1997.
  • Departmental Grant to Explore Educational Technology in Industrial Engineering Classes at the Georgia Institute of Technology, 1997.
  • President's Fellowship, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1992-1996.
  • National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Student Fellowship, 1989.