Investigating Virtual Learning Environments
Explore the effects of different types of virtual learning environments on teaching and learning processes, outcomes, and attitudes toward STEM in higher education.
CS1C@OC: Building a Local Area Network of Computer Science Teachers
Increase in-service teachers’ CS content knowledge and their competence and confidence in evidence-based pedagogical practices for teaching CS to diverse learners
Cloud-Based Writing in K-12 Schools
Using collaborative writing on Google Docs to facilitate literacy learning in k-12
Digital Scaffolding for English Language Arts
Examine the efficacy of Visual Syntactic Text Formatting (VSTF) on reading and writing outcomes
Integrating Digital Storytelling in Classrooms
We collaborate with DIGICOM, a non-profit education organization in Palm Springs, CA, to develop professional development curriculum for teachers in PSUSD to use digital storytelling in classrooms.
Learning Processes and Outcomes in MOOCs
Investigate learning processes and outcomes in Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs).
From Keystrokes to Achievement Scores: The Moderating Effects of Computer Use on Writing
Analyse NAEP data to identify the impact of prior access to and use of computers on writing achievement.
Advancing the Use of Digital Museum Assets in Schools
Examine the use of Smithsonian Learning Lab in classrooms.
Distance and Blended Education in Developing Countries
Build a quantitative model to investigate how social engagement, online learning behavior, and student demographics may predict student persistence and performance in online courses
Online Collaborative Problem Solving in Remedial College Mathematics
Examine whether small group problem solving improves student course engagement, performance, and attitude toward STEM and virtual learning in an online pre-calculus class, compared to individual problem solving.