Tag Archives: Learning in technology-rich environments

DIP: Interaction Research in Complex Informal Learning Environments

PIs: Stephen Uzzo, Marc Levy, Jan Plass, Eric Siegel, Margaret Honey New York Hall of Science Award Details This project brings together an interdisciplinary team of learning science researchers, game designers, game theory researchers, and environmental scientists to engage diverse audiences in the science of sustainability and sustainable development. Taking its inspiration from Buckminster Fuller’s […]

EXP: Deepening Conceptual Understanding with Hands-on, Augmented-Reality Experimentation

PI: David Johnson, Kirsten Butcher University of Utah Award Details This project team, led by a learning scientist and a computer graphics and augmented reality expert are working together to design a new kind of science laboratory environment that uses augmented reality (AR) to make invisible scientific phenomena visible and continuously reinforce the conceptual principles […]

EXP: Collaborative Infographics for Science Literacy (CISL)

PI: Joseph Polman University of Colorado at Boulder Award Details The project builds on an existing citizen journalism activity to investigate how to use collaborative critique and construction of infographics to foster high school students? science literacy and engagement. Foundations are in sociocultural approaches to human action and learning, using the notions of mediated action […]

DIP: Collaborative Research: Transforming Science Learning with an Interactive Web Environment for Data Sharing and Visualization

Fred Martin, Michelle Scribner-MacLean, University of Massachusetts Lowell (Award Details) Samuel Christy, Machine Science Inc. (Award Details) In this Cyberlearning Design and Implementation Project, the University of Massachusetts Lowell (UML) and a non-profit collaborator, Machine Science Inc. of Cambridge, Massachusetts, are studying classroom implementations of a web platform that helps middle school and high school […]

EAGER: A Prototype WorldWide Telescope Visualization Lab Designed in the Web-based Inquiry Science Environment

PIs: Alyssa Goodman, Susan Sunbury Harvard University Award Details The PIs are developing and testing a prototype visualization lab designed to help middle schoolers understand why the moon appears to have phases when observed from Earth. The work is being done through a partnership between (i) astronomers who have developed the WorldWide Telescope Universe Information […]

EXP: Constructing Multimedia Artifacts Using a Video Repository

PIs: Carolyn Maher, Cindy Hmelo-Silver, Grace Agnew, Susan Golbeck, Marjory Palius Rutgers University New Brunswick Award Details This PI team is investigating three aspects of the use of video in education: i) how people learn with video, ii) the role of technology in supporting use of the vast corpora of video generated by decades of […]

EAGER: Collaborative Research: Technology to Support Mathematical Argumentation

Andee Rubin, TERC (Award Details) Kimberle Koile, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Award Details) The big question being addressed in this project is, “How can technology support the teaching and learning of mathematical argumentation?” This EAGER proposal focuses on the first steps in moving towards the vision of helping youngsters learn mathematical/algebraic argumentation. The project has […]