Tag Archives: Inquiry learning

EXP: BodyVis: Advancing New Science Learning and Inquiry Experiences via Custom Designed Wearable On-Body Sensing and Visualization

PIs: Jon Froehlich, Tamara Clegg University of Maryland College Park Award Details As technologies become smaller and more portable, the possibility of wearable computing becomes more and more realistic. This proposal takes advantage of this possibility to help elementary school aged children learn about anatomy and physiology by making clothing with sensors and displays to […]

CI-TEAM Demo: Adventure Learning through Water and MOSS

PIs: Brant Miller, Karla Bradley Eitel, Jan Eitel, George Veletsianos University of Idaho, University of Texas at Austin Award 1 Details, Award 2 Details The project “CI-TEAM Demo: Adventure Learning through Water and MOSS” is engaging K-12 students throughout Idaho with meaningful inquiries into water resource issues through outdoor data-collection expeditions supported via a novel […]

EXP: Transforming High School Science via Remote Online Labs

PIs: Kemi Jona, David Uttal Northwestern University Award Details The PIs seek to understand better how online remote labs can be made to function effectively in high-school science classes, especially focusing on the roles of teachers as they facilitate investigations around those labs and how to support teachers in their roles. The big research issue […]

EXP: Collaborative Research: Gesture Enhancement of Virtual Agent Mathematics Tutors

PI: Dor Abrahamson, University of California-Berkeley (Award Details) Michael Neff, University of California-Davis (Award Details) In this Cyberlearning: Transforming Education EXP project, PIs from computer science and mathematics education are collaborating to investigate the use of gestures by teachers (both human and virtual) and learners in support of mathematics learning. They are investigating the ways […]

DIP: Community Knowledge Construction in the Instrumented Classroom

PIs: Thomas Moher, James Slotta, Joel Brown University of Illinois at Chicago Award Details In this Cyberlearning: Transforming Education DIP (Development and Implementation) project, the PIs are addressing challenges of knowledge community pedagogy, where students are given a high level of agency and responsibility for developing questions, exchanging and critiquing ideas with peers, and advancing […]

Common Online Data Analysis Platform (CODAP)

PIs: William Finzer, Daniel Damelin Concord Consortium Award Details, Previous Award Details This project aims to engage students in meaningful scientific data collection, analysis, visualization, modeling, and interpretation. It targets grades 9-12 science instruction. The proposed research poses the question “How do learners conceive of and interact with empirical data, particularly when it has a […]

EXP: Exploring the Potential of Mobile Augmented Reality for Scaffolding Historical Inquiry Learning

PIs: Doug Bowman, David Hicks, Jeffrey Ogle, David Cline Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Award Details In this Cyberlearning: Transforming Education EXP project, researchers are addressing how and for what purposes Augmented Reality (AR) technologies can be used to support learning of critical inquiry strategies and processes; the question is being explored in the […]

EXP: Digital Lofts: Online Learning Environments for Real-World Innovation

PIs: Matthew Easterday, Elizabeth Gerber Northwestern University Award Details In this Cyberlearning: Transforming Education EXP project, researchers focus on developing the civic innovators of the future. To become civic innovators, learners must gain experience tackling complex, ill-structures design challenges that are not easily solved by a single individual within a fixed time frame. Such education […]

EAGER: Building Learning in Urban Extended Spaces

PIs: Rogers Hall, Kevin Leander Vanderbilt University Award Details In this Cyberlearning: Transforming Education-funded EAGER Project, the PIs are carrying out first steps in understanding how to use the archives of cities to draw inner-city youth into inquiry and expressive activities in the context of documenting the interesting history, geography, civics, and so on, of […]