Social Media TestDrive was created by a multidisciplinary team of researchers, designers, and developers at Cornell's Social Media Lab, and a collaboration with Common Sense Education.
is the Social Media TestDrive Project Co-Founder and currently contributes to module evaluation oversight. She is an Emerita Research Scientist at Cornell University.
Dr. Dominic DiFranzo is the developer of the TestDrive platform and advises the technical development team. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at Lehigh University.
contributes to content development and is conducting an outcome evaluation on TestDrive as part of her doctorate in Communication. She is the Director of Evaluation and Research at ACT for Youth project in the Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research and a graduate student in the Department of Communication at Cornell University.
is involved in the evaluation, redesign, and analytics of TestDrive. She is currently leading the development of an AI-based conversational agent system to provide personalized feedback to learners on TestDrive. She is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the Social Media Lab.
contributes to content development for the TestDrive Project. She is a PhD candidate in the Department of Computing and Information Science at Cornell University.
provides support for the design and content development of the TestDrive project.
provides support for the content development of the TestDrive project. She is a PhD candidate in the Department of Communication at Cornell University and the Head of Instruction Initiatives at Cornell Library.
is the TestDrive application developer. She is currently an Applications Programmer in the Department of Communication at Cornell University.
assists with the outcome evaluation study on TestDrive and contributes to TestDrive's outreach and professional development efforts. She is currently the lab manager for the Social Media Lab in the Department of Communication at Cornell University.
TestDrive was developed in collaboration with the Digital Citizenship and Education Programs at Common Sense Education, including:
Eisha Buch, Director of Education Development & Programs
Kelly Mendoza, Sr. Director, Education Programs
Daniel Vargas Campos, Education Content Specialist
Social Media TestDrive is supported by the generosity of Becky and Jim Morgan and National Science Foundation awards #1405634 and #2006588.
Past Core Team Members
was the on-site manager for all program activities and leads coordination of content development. She was a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Communication at Cornell University.
was the TestDrive application developer. She was an Applications Programmer in the Department of Communication at Cornell University.
led outreach and professional development efforts related to TestDrive. She was a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Communication at Cornell University.
Development and Testing of Social Media TestDrive Prototype
Natalie Bazarova, Jessie Taft, Dominic DiFranzo, Rhoda Meador, Program for Research on Youth Development and Engagement (PRYDE), Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research, and NYS 4-H educators.
Nika Ablao, Carmen Chan, Erin Chen, Carina Crabbe, Richa Deshpande, Danielle Freedman, Brenna Garcia, Michael Huang, Yanni Kaldis, Hyun Seo Lee, Lily Lin, Philipp Masur, Katherine Miller, Molly Nagel, Giesha Nunez, Annika Pinch, Alex Rauter, Emily Schemerhorn, Kelly Stone, Sierra Stone, Ashley Win, Cathy Xie, Cindy Xu, Tianke Zhao, Yutong Zhou, and Colton Zuvich.
Michael Huang, Winice Hui, and Anna Spring.