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RESEARCH INTERESTS

Learning Technologies, Web Technologies, Computing Education, Data Structures & Algorithms analysis, Software Engineering, Digital Libraries, Data Analysis


EDUCATION

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Computer Science
    Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, May 2015
  • Master of Science, Computer Science
    University of Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens, France, June 2008
  • Bachelor of Science, Computer Science
    University of Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens, France, June 2006

PUBLICATIONS

Journals

  • Kyu Han Koh, Eric Fouh, Mohammed F. Farghally, Hossameldin Shahin, and Clifford A. Shaffer. “Experience: Learner Analytics Data Quality for an eTextbook System”. ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality (Accepted).

  • Eric Fouh, Daniel A Breakiron, Sally Hamouda, Mohammed F Farghally, Clifford A. Shaffer. “Exploring students learning behavior with an interactive eTextbook in Computer Science Courses”.  Computers in Human Behavior 41, 2014, 478–485.

  • Eric Fouh, Ville Karavirta, Daniel A. Breakiron, Sally Hamouda, Simin Hall, Thomas L. Naps, Clifford A. Shaffer. “Design and architecture of an interactive eTextbook – The OpenDSA system”. Science of Computer Programming 88, 2014, 22-40
  • Eric Fouh, Akbar Monika, and Clifford A. Shaffer. “The Role of Visualization in Computer Science Education”. Computers in the Schools 29, Issue 1-2, 2012, pages 95-117.

Book Chapters

  • Eric Fouh, S. Hamouda, M.F. Farghally,and  C.A. Shaffer,  “Automating Learner Feedback in an eTextbook for
    Data Structures and Algorithms Courses”, in Formative Assessment, Learning Data Analytics and Gamification in ICT Education,Caballé, S., Clarisó, R. (Eds.). Book Series “Intelligent Data-Centric Systems”. 382 pp. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, 2016. ISBN: 978-0-1280-3637-2. 
  • Eric Fouh, and Yinlin Chen,  “Education”, in Digital Libraries Applications: CBIR, Education, Social Networks, eScience/Simulation, and GIS. Fox, Edward A., and Jonathan P. Leidig. Morgan & Claypool Publishers, 2014.

Conferences & Workshops

  • E. Fouh, Mohammed F. Farghally, Sally Hamouda, Kyu Han Koh and Clifford A. Shaffer. “Investigating Difficult Topics in a Data Structures Course Using Item Response Theory and Logged Data Analysis”.  In Proceedings of The 9th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2016), Raleigh, NC, June 2016.
  • Simin Hall, Eric Fouh, Daniel Breakiron, Mai Elshehaly, and Clifford A. Shaffer. “Evaluating Online Tutorials for Data Structures and Algorithms Courses”. In proceedings of the 2013 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Atlanta, GA, June 2013.
  • Clifford A. Shaffer, Thomas L. Naps, and Eric Fouh. “Truly Interactive Textbooks for Computer Science Education”. In Proceedings of the Sixth Program Visualization Workshop, June 30, 2011, Darmstadt, Germany, pages 97-103.

Posters

  • Mohammed F. Farghally, Eric Fouh, Sally Hamouda, Kyu Han Koh, Clifford A. Shaffer, “Visualizing Algorithm Analysis Topics”. In Proceedings of the 47th ACM technical symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 2016), Memphis, TN, March 2016.
  • Daniel Breakiron, Eric Fouh, Sally Hamouda, Cliff Shaffer, “Analysis of Interaction Logs for Online Tutorials”. In Proceedings of the 45th ACM technical symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 2014), Atlanta, GA, March 2014.
  • Eric Fouh, Daniel Breakiron, Mai Elshehaly, Simin Hall, Ville Karavirta, and Clifford A. Shaffer. “OpenDSA: using an active eTextbook to teach data structures and algorithms”. In Proceedings of the 44th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE 2013), Denver, Colorado, March 2013.
  • Eric Fouh, Maoyuan Sun, and Clifford A. Shaffer. “OpenDSA: a creative commons active-ebook”. In Proceedings of the 43rd ACM technical symposium on Computer Science Education(SIGCSE 2012), Raleigh, NCMarch, 2012.

EXPERIENCE

  • Professor of Practice: Fall 2015 – Present, Computer Science & Engineering Department,  Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA
  • Research Assistant: Summer 2015. Computer Science Department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
  • Lecturer: Software Design and Data Structures Spring-Summer 2014, Spring 2015.    Computer Science Department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
  • Graduate Research Assistant: Fall 2010-May 2015. Computer Science Department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
  • Teaching Assistant: Software Design and Data Structures Fall 2013.   Computer Science Department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
  • Teaching Assistant: Data Structures & Algorithms Spring 2012.   Computer Science Department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA
  • Graduate Research Assistant: Summer2010. Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

HOBBIES

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