Areas of Expertise
Dr. Frederick is currently a Professor and Graduate Program Coordinator for MS and PhD programs in the Human Factors and Systems Department at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida. Dr. Frederick received her Ph.D. in 1991 from the University of Rochester with a major in Psychological Development. In 2000, Dr. Frederick joined the Human Factors and Systems Department at Embry-Riddle, where her work focused on motivation and human factors issues in applied domains. Dr. Frederick’s current research interests examine how individual differences interact with technology and games to understand performance. Dr. Frederick is the Director of the Game-based Education and Advanced Research Studies (GEARS) Lab at Embry-Riddle and is the author of over 50 journal articles and 60 presentations.
- Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Psychological Development, University of Rochester
- M.S. - Master of Science in Education, University of Rochester
- HFS 620: Memory and Cognition
- HFS 699: Spec Topics in HF & Systems
- PSY 365: Abnormal Psychology
- HFS 800: Dissertation
- HFS 799: Special Topics Human Factors
Introduction to Psychology
Theories of Personality
Memory and Cognition
HF Master's Capstone
Human, Social and Organizational Factors in Emerging Technologies
Lum, H., Steelman, K., Frederick, C., Sonnenfeld, N., Amato-Henderson, S., & Smith, T. (2016). Exploring the future of human factors education: Online MOOC’s, Next-Generation standards, and the technological skills we need to impart. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Association, Washington, DC, September, 2016.
Sun, L., Frederick, C., Espejo, P. & Cunningham, R. (2016, accepted for publication). Can we teach a programming language as a second language? Computers in Education.
Frederick, C., Sun, L., Liron, C., Verleger, M., Cunningham, R. & Sanjuan Espejo, P. (2016). Implementation and evaluation of a second language acquisition-based programming course. Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, LA, June 28, 2016.
Sun, L., Frederick, C., Cunningham, R. & Sanjuan Espejo, P. (2016). Can we teach a programming language as a second language? Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, LA, June 27, 2016.
Liu, D., Virani, H., Frederick, C. & Ludu, A. (2016). Reinforcement Learning Rewards Effect on Autonomous Aerial Vehicles Target Identification Task. Proceedings of the IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Anaheim, CA, June 2016.
Frederick, C., Cunningham, R., Alex, L. & Via, C. (2015). Studying human relatedness through a shared gaming experience. Proceedings of the 59th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Los Angeles, CA, October 26-30, 2015.
Sun, L., Frederick, C., & Liron, C. (2015). Applying second language acquisition to facilitate blended learning of programming languages. Proceedings of the ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Seattle, WA, June 14-17.
Liu, D., Frederick, C.M., Doherty, S., Kring, J.K. (2015). Modeling human gaming playing behavior and reward/penalty mechanism using discrete event simulation (DES). Proceedings of the IIE Annual Conference and Expo, Nashville, TN, May 30-June 2, 2015.
Frederick, C.M., Kring, J.K., Doherty, S., Liu, D., Via, C. & Sinagra, M. (2015).Ethical perceptions and actions in gaming. International Journal of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, 3, 49-58.
Frederick, C. & Bradshaw-Hoppock, A., Liskey, D. & Brown, D. (2014). The impact of technology on adolescent identity development. International Journal of Liberal Arts and Sciences, 2 (7), 1-12.
Doherty, S. M., Liskey, D., Via, C. M., Frederick, C., Kring, J. P., & Liu, D. (2014). An analysis of expressed cheating behaviors in video games. Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors & Ergonomics Society. Chicago, IL: HFES.
Frederick, C., Liskey, D. & Brown, D. (2014). The use of apps to prime learning for a verbal task. Open Journal for Social Sciences, 2, 20-24.
Frederick-Recascino, C. & Bradshaw-Hoppock, A. (2013). Technology and adolescent identity development: Considerations for the 21st century. Proceedings of the Hawaii International Conference on Social Sciences, Honolulu, HI, May 2013.
Frederick-Recascino, C., Liu, D., Doherty, S., Kring, J. & Liskey, D. (2013). Articulating an experimental model for the study of game-based learning. Proceeding of the International Conference for Human Computer Interaction, Las Vegas, NV, July 2013.
Memberships and Credentials
Permanent Certification to Teach at FL Community Colleges
Institute for Educational Management Participant, Harvard University, 2009
Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
American Psychological Association
Association for Psychological Science
Southeastern Psychological Association
Awards, Honors and Recognitions
2016 FInalist, Faculty Service Award
2014 Professor of the Year, ERAU Human Factors Department
2010 Boeing Corporation Supplier of the Year
2010 United Way Runner-up Education Volunteer of the Year
2007 ERAU Vision Award Winner
2006 Named Education Trendsetter by Florida Trend Magazine
2005 Inducted into ODK Honor Society
2004 Finalist, Embry-Riddle Outstanding Teacher Award