Veronica Catete's Blog

I'm a second year PhD student at NCSU, where I also got my bachelors. I recieved my Masters from UNCC in summer 2012. This is my 5th year participating in the SPARCS program, and second year as a coordinator. My research interest lies somewhere in educational video games and helping students learn in ways that are both fun & engaging for them (hopefully this semester I can narrow that down).
Educational Video Games, Gaming Research, Child Outreach, Relay 4 Life (CCA)

Poster Session

April 16, 2009

For being my first poster session I wasn't too sure what to expect. But from what I experienced it seemed like it went fairly well. We had groups of people come through and they asked us all about STARS and what projects we were working on. I think the ...

This Summer

April 9, 2009

Well, currently I don't have too many plans for this summer. I'll be doing the usual traveling, Edisto Island, King's Dominion, Cedar Point, Ohio, Pennsylvania etc. I'll be taking summer classes for a little bit. I want to get physics out of the way and possibly ...


March 27, 2009

So, me and the other guys doing SPARCS decided to meet up last night and work on our poster. We kept the same intro as the previous poster, and updated the other activities on the board. Jen said she was going to do a poster that was mostly about the ...

Innateness VS. Adaptations

March 13, 2009

On the question of "do I think certain people are innately good at computing," my answer is of course. ... Certain people are innately good at everything. I know I'm innately good at computing. If I wasn't naturally good at it, I don't think I'd be trying ...

week 7 looking back/forward project update

March 13, 2009

So looking back I think I did well with my CSC116 mentoring goals... All goals are completed, with only waiting on her final grade to be at least a B. Which at this point seems highly probable. * My mentee has gotten A's on her last couple assignments, * When she ...