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  • 284 Hardaway Hall
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Jill Westerlund



  • 284 Hardaway Hall
  • phone (205) 348-1658
  • Email


  • B.S. Business Education, Auburn University
  • M.Ed. Education, Auburn University
  • M.I.T. Information Technology, American-Intercontinental University
  • Ed.S. Teacher Leadership, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Affiliated Areas
Computer Science

Selected Publications

  • Garcia, D., Camarena, M., Lin, K., & Westerlund, J. (2023). Equitable Grading Best Practices, SIGCSE 2023: Proceedings of the 54th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education v. 2. Toronto, Canada. pp. 1200–1201.
  • Garcia, D, Barnes, T., Lopez, A., Uche, C., & Westerlund, J. (2021). Technology We Can’t Live Without!, Revisited. Special Interest Group in Computer Science Education (SIGCSE):
  • Gray J., Boehm, M., Crawford, C., Baker, J., McCarley, G., Morgan, K., Rouze, K., Westerlund, J., & Yarbrough, C. (2015). A Case Study on Adding Computer Science as a Math Graduation Elective: A Report from the Alabama CS/Mathematics Crosswalk Committee (Abstract Only).
  • Gray, J., Hossain, M., Corley, J., Wagner, A., Lamm, C., Boehm, M., Crawford, C., Haynie, K., Packman, S., Muralidhar, D., Baker, R., Black, R., Falgout, S., Holt, L., Lilly, A., McCarley, G., Morse, J., Rountree, J., Westerlund, J., Yarbrough, C. (2014). A first-year experience report on a model for statewide deployment of CS principles courses (Abstract only).

Awards and Honors

  • 2023 Most Outstanding Ph.D. Student, University of Alabama, College of Education, Educational Leadership, Policy, & Technology Studies – Instructional Technology
  • 2017 NCWIT Alabama Teacher of the Year

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