- Part-Time Instructor
Eryka Noelle Wilson received her M.A. in English with an emphasis in rhetoric and composition from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. She teaches various levels of composition, including first year composition, professional writing, and research writing. Most recently, Professor Wilson researches the intersection between AI and K-12 education. She has presented her research at conferences in the United States, Japan, and Germany. Professor Wilson is also an academic advisor in the Dietrich School’s Advising Center. Her work has been recently published in the International Society of the Learning Sciences, The Explicator, and the Community College Journal of Theory and Practice.
Born in Chicago, raised in Miami, and now calling Pittsburgh home, Eryka lives in Lawrenceville with her three kids and two cats, Tommy and Bullet. Eryka is a transgender woman who spends her free time volunteering with LGBTQIA+ organizations in Pittsburgh and playing softball.
Seminar in Composition (ENGCMP0200)
“Transdisciplinary AI Education: The Confluence of Curricular and Community Needs in the Instruction of Artificial Intelligence.” Chapter 11 In Artificial Intelligence in Educational Technologies: New Development and Innovative Practices. doi:10.1007/978-981-99-7947-9_11.
“Towards a Transdisciplinary Approach to AI Education.” 4th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education Technology (AIET 2023). With Aditi Singh and Roozbeh Aliabadi. Berlin, Germany, June 30-July 2, 2023.
“A Fresh Squeeze on Data”: Exploring Gender Differences in Self-Efficacy and Career Interest in Computing Science and Artificial Intelligence among Elementary Students.” With Shuhan Li, Annabel Hasty, and Roozbeh Aliabadi. 24th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education July 3-7, 2023. Tokyo, Japan, July 3-7. doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-36336-8_89
“Out of State but Not Out of Mind. Online, Part-time, and the Grind.” Proceedings from the 2022 Annual Conference – eLearning. Co-authored with Anthony Sovak, Marc Farrior, and Stephanie Hoon.
“Aspiring for Equity: Perspectives from Design of AI Education.” International Society of the Learning Sciences. Co-authored with Benjamin Walsh et al.
“Introduction to Problem-Solving with Data: A Fresh Squeeze on Data (Improving Data Literacy among Youth to Help Eradicate Data Bias in the Future)” Co-authored with Roozbeh Aliabadi, Annabel Hasty, Sultan Albarakati, Haotian Fang, and Harvey Yin. EAAI-22 - The Twelfth AAAI Symposium on Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence.
“Whitman’s ‘the Million Dead, Too, Summ’d Up’ in an Age of Endless War.” The Explicator, doi: 10.1080/00144940.2019.1695565.
“The Road to Redesign: Construction Ahead.” Two-Year College English Association-Southeast Journal Spring & Fall (2019). Co-authored with Kathryn Hix.
“Dual Enrollment and Retention in Tennessee Community Colleges: Implications for Practice.” Community College Journal of Theory and Practice. https://doi.org/10.1080/10668926.2018.1428240. Co-authored with Matthew Hunter.
“At the Crossroads: Merging Fiction and Non-Fiction in a Revitalized Composition II Course.” Two-Year College English Association-Southeast Journal Spring (2017). Co-authored with Paul Ludwig and Carla Todaro.
Recent Conference Presentations
AIET 2023 Berlin, Conference Committees: Technical Committee.
“A Fresh Squeeze on Data”: Exploring Gender Differences in Self-Efficacy and Career Interest in Computing Science and Artificial Intelligence among Elementary Students.” With Shuhan Li, Annabel Hasty, and Roozbeh Aliabadi. 24th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Education July 3-7, 2023. Tokyo, Japan, July 3-7.
“Policies, Practices, & Attitudes: A Playbook for Involving Adjunct Faculty.” With Dr. Anthony Sovak, Marc Farrior, Stephanie Hoon, and Dr. Elliot Read. February 12-15. Las Vegas.
“Towards a Transdisciplinary Approach to AI Education.” William Patterson’s The 13th Annual WPU Educational Technology Conference. “Artificial Intelligence in K-12 Education: Best Practices and Trends.” with Aditi Singh. November 18, 2022.
“Out of Sight but Not Out of Mind.” with Dr. Anthony Sovak. Instructional Technology Council 2022 Fall Virtual Conference, October 13, 2022.
“Community-Powered Problem Solving with AI: A Case Study of Boys and Girls Clubs.” ISLS Annual Meeting 2022. “International Collaboration toward Educational Innovation for All: Overarching Research, Development, and Practices.” Hiroshima, Japan. June 6-10, 2022.
Invited Presentation: “Beyond Computational Thinking: AI Thinking in K-12,” lecture based on collaboration with David Touretzky and the MIT Raise Project. Neom Education Sector, Saudi Arabia. March 10, 2022.
“Introduction to Problem-Solving with Data: A Fresh Squeeze on Data (Improving Data Literacy among Youth to Help Eradicate Data Bias in the Future.” EAAI-22: The 12th Symposium on Educational Advances in Artificial Intelligence. With Roozbeh Aliabadi, Annabel Hasty, Sultan Albarakati, Haotian Fang, and Harvey Yin. February 27, 2022.
“Out of Sight but Not Out of Mind.” with Dr. Anthony Sovak. Instructional Technology Council 2022 Conference, Las Vegas, NV, February 20-23, 2022.
“Rethinking the PowerPoint Lecture for Engagement: NearPod to the Rescue!” Keiser University Inaugural General Education Conference. August 18, 2021.
Invited Presentation: “Achieving More.” MacMillan Annual Meeting. San Diego, CA, January 6-8, 2020.
Composition I/II Pedagogy; Dual Enrollment & Community College; High Impact Practices (HIPs); Universal Design for Learning (UDL); Artificial Intelligence & Composition Pedagogy; Quality Matters (QM); Early American Rhetoric; The American Enlightenment