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Department of Mathematics

Michele Dijkstra

Resident Instructor of Computer Science and Mathematics

Michele Dijkstra
Morken Center for Learning & Technology - Room 247
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
  • Professional


  • MA, Education, & K-8 Cert, Pacific Lutheran University, 2002
  • BS, Computer Science, Pacific Lutheran University, 1988

Areas of Emphasis or Expertise

  • Computer Science and Mathematics Education
  • Curriculum Development
  • Pedagogy Encouraging Diversity in Computer Science
  • Web Programming
  • Geometric Pattern Generation

Selected Presentations

  • CS Tech Talks, Getting Your Foot in the Door - Computer Science Internships (panel organizer) with G. Hauser and CSCE majors: B. Ballinger, M. Christopher, P. Glenn, T. Jones, A. Williams, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA (2012)
  • Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSC) - Northwest Conference, Panel: Computational Thinking - What is it, How is it relevant, Who's doing what with it? with R. Bryant, D. Chinn, G. Hauser and S. Wallace, Tacoma, WA (2009)
  • Expanding Your Horizons/IGNITE, The Wonders of Alice (presenter) with L. Murphy, Univ. of Washington - Tacoma campus (2006)
  • Division of Natural Science, Problem-Solving Comprehension Strategies, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA (2003)

Professional Memberships/Organizations