Category Archives: Other

INSPIRE: Studying and Promoting Quantitative and Spatial Reasoning with Complex Visual Data Across School, Museum, and Web-Media Contexts

PIs: Leilah Lyons, Joshua Radinsky, Andrew Beveridge University of Illinois at Chicago Award Details This is a research program to promote and study effective strategies and habits of mind for understanding complex geospatial data using interactive visualization tools, and to generate and test design strategies for such tools in three contexts: an online data access […]

Workshop: Improving Capacity for Game-Based Research to Scale

PI: Kurt Squire University of Wisconsin-Madison Award Details A growing number of educators are looking to game-based learning approaches to increase interest in and understanding of major science mathematics, engineering and technology (STEM) concepts. Serious games have demonstrated the capacity to engage learners in complex domains through role playing and problem solving. A key hypothesis […]

Virtual Environment Interactions: Exploring Grounded Embodied Pedagogy in Support of Computational Thinking

PIs: Shaundra Daily, Sabarish Babu, Sophie Joerg, Alison Leonard Clemson University Award Details This INSPIRE award is partially funded by the CE21 Program in the Division of Computer & Network Systems in the Directorate for Computer & Information Science & engineering (CISE), the Cyberlearning Program in the Division of Information & Intelligent Systems in the […]

Badge-Based STEM Assessment: Current Terrain and the Road Ahead

PIs: Michelle Riconscente, Margaret Honey New York Hall of Science Award Details The New York Hall of Science proposes a two-pronged workshop project that will: (1) conduct a study of and develop a draft report on the topic of STEM badges including conceptualizations, rationale, systems, key contributors and challenges and opportunities for STEM-related badges; and […]

CI-TEAM Demo: Environmental CyberCitizens: Engaging Citizen Scientists in Global Environmental Change through Crowdsensing and Visualization

PIs: Alex Mayer, Robert Pastel, Charles Wallace, Shawn Opplige, Richard Donovan Michigan Technological University Award Details This demonstration project is creating and evaluating a set of activities aimed at preparing a diverse science and engineering workforce with cyberinfrastructure knowledge and skills. A multidisciplinary team of faculty and undergraduate students is collaborating with citizen scientist end […]

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 […]

BCC-EHR: Learning Games Playdata Consortium (PDC): A Consortium for Digital Analytics and Techniques for Assessment with Learning Games

PIs: Matthew Berland, David Krakauer, Richard Halverson, Kurt Squire University of Wisconsin-Madison Award Details The goal of this project is to develop a research community and infrastructure for learning analytics in digital games for learning. The project will convene a series of meetings that will: 1) establish standards for capturing and storing click-stream data from […]

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 […]