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Sania Zaidi

Visiting Research Scientist

Learning Sciences Research Institute

Contact

Building & Room:

1570-L SSB

Address:

1240 W. Harrison St.

Office Phone:

(312) 413-1698

Email:

sania@uic.edu

About

Sania Zaidi is a Visiting Research Scientist at LSRI. Sania’s research interests are in the design and evaluation of learning environments and assessment interventions in K-12 science. Her research focuses particularly on technology based formative assessments in science. She has worked on designing NGSS-aligned formative assessments for middle school and high school students. Sania has also worked with College Board in the re-design of the Advanced Placement Biology assessments for high school students. At LSRI, Sania is part of the Next Generation Science Assessment (NGSA) group. On the NGSA project, Sania co-leads the development of assessment tasks for middle school life sciences. She works on the design of rubrics for research use and practitioner use as well as conducts classroom-based research on the use of the designed assessment tasks.

Education

2016 - PhD, University of Michigan, Educational Studies
2011 - MS, International Institute of Information Technology, Computational Natural Sciences
2010 - BS, International Institute of Information Technology, Physics and Computer Science Engineering