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
Corpora Use in Second Language Learning
Examine the effect of corpora use on second language vocabulary learning.
Digital Scaffolding for English Language Arts
Examine the efficacy of Visual Syntactic Text Formatting (VSTF) on reading and writing outcomes
Virtual Inclusion via Telepresence Robots
Investigate how telepresence robots are used in classrooms by home-bound students, their teachers, and classmates.
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).
Project SPROUT: Investigating Learning Environments in Higher Education
Examine instructional practices in large undergraduate lecture courses in STEM
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.
Multitasking as a Collaborative System: Examining the Millennial Generation
Investigate how interactive media impacts multitasking behavior among Millennials.
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.
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