Cathleen earned her master of science in education in curriculum and instruction at EIU. She received the College Thesis Award of Excellence with her thesis titled, “Examination of the Integration of Augmented Reality in Technology in Science Curriculum”. The study examined students’ success rate and level of engagement in a science classroom by using augmented reality (AR) specifically merge cube technology devices. Students’ success rate is measured by their grades, which was the standard measure for students’ understanding already in place.
Cheyenne earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in food science and human nutrition. She taught family and consumer sciences at Charleston High School before teaching in Urbana. Her graduate thesis is titled, “Investigation of the Implementation of Competency-Based Education in Central Illinois” and she presented some her initial findings at the Illinois Association of Teacher Education Conference as a lead presenter.
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