Tag Archives: Grit and tenacity

EXP: Tenacity: Self-Regulation of Attention and Its Relationship with Learning

1/1/17-12/31/18 PIs: Constance Steinkuehler, Kurt Squire, Richard Davidson University of Wisconsin-Madison Award Details So-called ‘non-cognitive’ factors such as grit, tenacity, and perseverance have drawn renewed attention from researchers, policy makers, and the public. Cutting across all three concepts is the fundamental idea of ‘self-regulation,’ or the ability to monitor and appropriately regulate one’s attention. Self-regulation […]

INT: Collaborative Research: Detecting, Predicting and Remediating Student Affect and Grit Using Computer Vision

9/1/16-8/31/20 PIs: Beverly Woolf, Thomas Murray, University of Massachusetts Amherst (Award Details) Ivon Arroyo, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Award Details) Margrit Betke, Stan Sclaroff, Boston University (Award Details) John Magee, Rutgers University New Brunswick (Award Details) This INT project integrates prior work from two well-developed NSF-sponsored projects on (i) advanced computer vision and (ii) affect detection […]

BCC-SBE/EHR: Developing Community & Capacity to Measure Noncognitive Factors in Digital Learning Environments

PIs: Andrew Krumm, Britte Cheng SRI International Award Details Researchers from SRI International are building a collaborative research community to support the measurement of noncognitive factors associated with learning in science, technology, engineering and mathematics using data from digital learning environments. Constructs such as engagement, grit, tenacity and perseverance are examined as they are strong […]

DIP: Collaborative Research: Impact of Adaptive Interventions on Student Affect, Performance, and Learning

PIs: Ivon Arroyo, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Award Details) A. Lynn Stephens, Beverly Woolf, Robert Maloy, U. Mass Amherst (Award Details) Winslow Burleson, Kasia Muldner, Arizona State University (Award Details) A major factor influencing learning is students’ emotions and their general affective state. Given the pivotal role that affect plays in learning activities it is not […]