Lawrence Angrave

Lawrence Angrave
Lawrence Angrave
Teaching Professor, Gies RC Evans Innovation Fellow, CITL Fellow
(217) 333-1424
2217 Siebel Center for Comp Sci

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

Lawrence provides Undergraduate Research Opportunities through ClassTranscribe project and Scribe Augmented Reality Project. Summer internships, independent study, senior thesis and other credit earning activities are possible.

Research Interests

  • Accessible Education
  • Effective computer science instruction at scale

Research Areas

Books Authored or Co-Authored (Original Editions)

Selected Articles in Journals

  • Tu, N., Zhang, B., Angrave, L., & Sun, T. (2021). bmggum: An R Package for Bayesian Estimation of the Multidimensional Generalized Graded Unfolding Model With Covariates. Applied Psychological Measurement, 45(7-8), 553-555.
  • R.W. Crues, G.M. Henricks, M. Perry, S. Bhat, C. J. Anderson, N. Shaik, & L Angrave. "How do Gender, Learning Goals, and Forum Participation Predict Persistence in a Computer Science MOOC?" ACM Transactions on Computing Education, 18(4), 2017

Articles in Conference Proceedings

Pending Articles

  • Lawrence Angrave,Jiaxi Li,Ninghan Zhong (2022) Creating TikToks, Memes, Accessible Content, and Books from Engineering Videos? First Solve the Scene Detection Problem ASEE 2022 (Accepted with revisions)
  • Hongye Liu,Lawrence Angrave,David Dalpiaz,Chrysafis Vogiatzis,Zhiyuan Xiao,Sujit Varadhan,Jeremy Louie,Deepak Moparthi,Jennifer R Amos (2022). A Digital Book Based Pedagogy to Improve Course Content Accessibility for Students with and without Disabilities in Engineering or other STEM courses (WIP) ASEE 2022 (Accepted with revisions)
  • Hongye Liu, Deepak Moparthi, Lawrence Angrave, Jennifer R Amos,David Dalpiaz,Chrysafis Vogiatzis,Sujit Varadhan, Rebecca Reck, Yun Huang (2022). Understanding the needs of students with and without disabilities for inclusive UDL-based design of Engineering courses through learning management systems. ASEE 2022 (Accepted with revisions)
  • Tu, Naidan; Zhang, Bo; Angrave, Lawrence; Sun, Tianjun; Neuman, Mathew (2022). Examining the Performance of the R Package bmggum in Estimating the Multidimensional Generalized Graded Unfolding Models with Covariates. Applied Psychological Measurement (submitted)

Service on University Committees

  • Accessible Video Broadcasting for Illinois System & Board of Trustee meetings (2021 - present)
  • Technology Accessibility Review Committee (2019 - present)

Service on Department Committees

  • CS Liaison to University of Washington Access Computing Group (2020 - present)
  • Broadening Participation Committee (2019 - present)
  • Chair of Academic Appeals Committee (2019-present)
  • CS Promotion Committee For Specialized Faculty (2018 - 2020)
  • Undergraduate and Graduate Student Awards committee (2015 - 2018)

Service on Campus Committees

  • Interdisciplinary Game Design Minor Articulation Working Group (2021)
  • Campus-wide Caliper event data acquisition web service and faculty support (2019 - 2022)

Teaching Honors

  • Center for Innovation in Teaching & Learning (CITL) Faculty Fellow (2019-2021)
  • Gies College of Business RC Evans Innovation Fellow (2019-2020)
  • Computer Science Fisher Award (2018)
  • Computer Science Distinguished Educator Award (2014)
  • Illinois Student Senate Teaching Excellence Award (2012)
  • Campus Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching (2012)
  • Everitt Award for Teaching Excellence (2011)
  • Collins Award for Innovative Teaching (2011)
  • Rose Award for Teaching Excellence (2009)

Recent Courses Taught

  • CS 125 AL1 (CS 125 AL2, CS 125 AL3) - Intro to Computer Science
  • CS 126 - Software Design Studio
  • CS 199 241 (CS 199 341, CS 199 DYB, CS 199 GAM) - Elements of Game Design
  • CS 241 (CS 341) - System Programming
  • CS 296 41 - Honors Course
  • CS 491 LCA - Pedagogy Practicum
  • CS 498 VR3 (CS 498 VR4) - Virtual Reality