Michele M. Igo

Michele Igo Profile

Position Title
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Academic Programs and Professor

  • College of Biological Sciences
  • Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
203 Green Hall

Research Interests

Developing tools and strategies to help instructors gain greater insight into how students are engaging with online content with the goal of improving learning.

Education and Degree(s)
  • 1978 B.S. in Biology, Purdue University
  • 1986 Ph.D. in Biology, Harvard University
  • Geller, S.A., Hoernle, N., Gal, K., Segal, A., Kim, H.G., Karger, D., Facciotti, M.T., Sripahti, K., and Igo, M. 2021. New Methods for Confusion Detection in Course Forums: Student, Teacher and Machine.  In IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies, doi: 10.1109/TLT.2021.3123266.
  • Shusterman, E., Kim, H.G., Facciotti, M., Igo, M., Sripathi, K., Karger, D., Segal, A. and Gal, K., 2021, April. Seeding Course Forums using the Teacher-in-the-Loop. In LAK21: 11th International Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference (pp. 22-31).
  • Geller, S.A., Hoernle, N., Gal, K., Segal, A., Zhang, A.X., Karger, D., Facciotti, M.T. and Igo, M., 2020, March. # Confused and beyond: detecting confusion in course forums using students' hashtags. In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge (pp. 589-594).
  • Yogev, E., Gal, K., Karger, D., Facciotti, M.T. and Igo, M., 2018, June. Classifying and visualizing students' cognitive engagement in course readings. In Proceedings of the Fifth Annual ACM Conference on Learning at Scale (pp. 1-10).
  • Becker, E.A., Easlon, E.J., Potter, S.C., Guzman-Alvarez, A., Spear, J.M., Facciotti, M.T., Igo, M.M., Singer, M. and Pagliarulo, C., 2017. The effects of practice-based training on graduate teaching assistants’ classroom practices. CBE—Life Sciences Education, 16(4), p.ar58.