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Christopher Brooks

Christopher Brooks

Associate Professor of Information, School of Information Email: [email protected] Phone:
Office: School of Information/4439 North Quad Faculty Role: Faculty Potential PhD Faculty Advisor: Yes Personal website Lab website News About Christopher Brooks


Christopher Brooks is an Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan and is an applied Computer Scientist who builds and studies the effects of educational technologies in higher education and informal learning environments. Dr. Brooks has a particular domain focus on data science education and methodological interests in predictive modeling, learning analytics, and collaborative learning. He has published widely in the areas of educational technologies and human computer interaction, and has been awarded several best papers (LAK, AIED, CHI, CSCW) with collaborators. In the School of Information he directs the activities of the educational technology collective (etc), a group of postdoctoral scholars, graduate students, undergraduate students, and other collaborators. Dr. Brooks teaches in applied Data Science, in both the undergraduate and graduate levels, as well as on the Coursera massive open online learning platform.

Areas of interest

Educational Data Mining, Learning Analytics, Artificial Intelligence in Education, Data Science Education

News about Christopher Brooks

Jean Applys Cherizol poses at the 2024 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference
A trip to the future of sports: MADS student attends 2024 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference

UMSI Master of Applied Data Science student Jean Applys Cherizol was selected to attend the 2024 MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference, where he encountered awesome innovations and spoke with professionals working in the field.

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Recent UMSI awards and honors.
UMSI Awards & Honors: April 2024

UMSI researchers are recognized nationally and internationally for their outstanding work. Read about their recent accomplishments. 

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