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Global Learn 2016 (Apr 28, 2016) pp. 164–168
This paper reports on work-in-progress related to the creation of smarter spaces for learning in response to real world needs in urban environments. As such, this work addresses opportunities for reconfiguring learning in the city in order to engage ...
Learning to Iterate in the City: Interactive Environments for Socially Responsive Urban Participation
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1694–1698
This paper provides a report on AboutTheCity, a work-in-progress designed to assist in responding to the challenges confronting education and cities in the 21st century. AboutTheCity is described as an initiative conceptualized to leverage social...
Argumentation Spaces for Learning: Toward a New Coherence in Teaching, Learning, and Assessments for Frictionless Interactions
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2014 (Oct 20, 2014) pp. 356–360
The purpose of this paper is to describe the initial phase of a project to develop Project Organizers (POs) which support personalization of instruction; a sense of community around reading and writing; and high quality professional development for...
Exploring creativity, innovation, and value during a library event: Extending feedback and assessment to interactive places and spaces
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 1408–1414
This paper reports on a work-in-progress designed to explore real-world, real-time feedback and assessment of a library conference event in relation to creativity, innovation, and value. Amabile’s consensual assessment technique (CAT) is adapted...
Curiosity, Interest and Engagement in Technology-Pervasive Learning Environments: A New Research Agenda
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 59, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 181–198
This paper identifies the need for developing new ways to study curiosity in the context of today's pervasive technologies and unprecedented information access. Curiosity is defined in this paper in a way which incorporates the concomitant...