Gidget Lab at the New Jersey Institute of Technology

The Gidget (Gender Inclusive Design, Game, and Educational Technology) Lab is a research group in the Department of Informatics at the New Jersey Institute of Technology, devoted to research on building, testing, and improving educational technologies to increase participation in STEM. It is directed by Michael J. Lee.

Research Areas

Our research focuses on projects exploring new technologies for people to interact and learn (especially online). Our current research addresses the following problem areas:


See our list of recent publications.

Current Students and Projects

Lab Alumni

Organizational/Community Partners

How to Get Involved

We are recruiting undergraduate and PhD students who are interested in computing education research for ongoing and future projects. Please take a look at our recent publications and contact Michael J. Lee by e-mail, indicating your research interests, projects that you have worked on (e.g., ePortfolio, app, website, Github repositories), and why you think you might be a good fit for our lab. We are specifically looking for those interested in topics of computing education or STEM education, preferably with some development experience and/or statistics. Due to the high volume of emails we receive, we will not be able to respond to emails that do not include the information listed above.