Sherry Yi is a doctoral student studying educational psychology, specifically the cognitive science of teaching and learning, at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
She studies interest development for learning within digital learning environments. Her current project investigates the triggering of interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics using Minecraft. She is excited by the role entertainment technology will play in the future of learning for all.
In her spare time, she enjoys drawing, hiking, and growing bits of nature (nothing beats fresh produce!).