Learning Sciences Research

Learning Sciences Research

 

Recent Submissions

  • Jackson, Tanner; Pakhira, Deblina; Narayanan, Arun Balajiee Lekshmi; Ruiz, Pati; Fusco, Judi; Glazer, Kip; Eaglin, Phillip; Eguchi, Amy (CIRCLS, 2021-09)
    Recent shifts in the delivery of learning experiences have accelerated the importance of emerging technologies in schools and classrooms. The urgency for educators to become familiar with emerging technologies such as ...
  • Roschelle, Jeremy (Springer, 2021-07-27)
    Today’s classrooms can be remarkably different from those of yesteryear. In place of individual students responding to the teacher from neat rows of desks, today’s innovative schools have students working in groups on ...
  • Digital Promise; The Jim Henson Company; Concord Evaluation Group; Curious Media (Digital Promise, 2021-06)
    In this paper, our collaborative project team shares design principles and lessons learned from research for designing an app to support families’ joint engagement with media and promote powerful shared learning experiences. ...
  • Leones, Tiffany; Kamdar, Danae; Huynh, Kayla; Gedney, Melissa; Dominguez, Ximena (Digital Promise, 2021-06)
    This report, prepared for The Jim Henson Company, shares findings of a sub-study investigating the types of support parents and caregivers need when navigating and using the second-screen Splash and Bubbles for Parents ...
  • Dominguez, Ximena; Rood, Elizabeth; Kamdar, Danae; Leones, Tiffany; Huynh, Kayla (Digital Promise, 2021-06)
    This report prepared for The Jim Henson Company shares findings of a field study examining the promise of the Splash and Bubbles for Parents app, a second-screen digital resource designed for parents and caregivers to ...
  • Means, Barbara; Peters, Vanessa; Neisler, Julie; Wiley, Korah; Griffiths, Rebecca (Digital Promise, 2021-03)
    The abrupt transition to remote instruction in response to COVID-19 posed significant challenges for both students and instructors. This report provides data on the prevalence of the different kinds of challenges college ...
  • Hardy, Angela; Iwatani, Emi (Digital Promise, 2021-01)
    Digital Promise sought to create and validate historical thinking skills rubrics for use in its evaluation of Gates Ventures’ World History Project (WHP) curriculum. Adopting a principled assessment development approach ...
  • Iwatani, Emi; Means, Barbara; Seylar, John; Hardy, Angela (Digital Promise, 2021-01)
    Digital Promise sought to create and validate two sets of Historical Thinking Skills rubrics for use in its evaluation of Gates Ventures’ World History Project (WHP) curriculum: one for evaluating teacher-assigned activities, ...
  • Hardy, Angela; Iwatani, Emi; Means, Barbara; Seylar, John (Digital Promise, 2021-01)
    These Historical Thinking Skills rubrics were created and validated for use in the evaluation of Gates Ventures’ World History Project (WHP) curriculum. The set of rubrics for scoring teacher lessons were designed to ...
  • Vang, Mai Chou; Kasad, Zareen; Young, Viki M. (Digital Promise, 2020-10)
    Digital Promise is supporting the implementation and scaling of Differentiated Literacy System (DLS), a tool and instructional coaching for K–3 teachers to meet individual students’ literacy needs. Based on interviews with ...
  • Means, Barbara; Peters, Vanessa; Neisler, Julie; Griffiths, Rebecca (Digital Promise Global, 2020-12)
    The abrupt transition to remote instruction in response to COVID posed significant challenges for both students and instructors. This report provides data on the prevalence of the different kinds of challenges students ...
  • Roschelle, Jeremy; Hodkowski, Nicola M. (Digital Promise, 2020-12)
    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many students are learning remotely or in a hybrid of remote and in-school learning. As a result, most teachers and students are in learning situations where more independent work is assigned ...
  • Roschelle, Jeremy; Lester, James; Fusco, Judi (Digital Promise, 2020-11)
    This report is based on the discussion that emerged from a convening of a panel of 22 experts in artificial intelligence (AI) and in learning. It introduces three layers that can frame the meaning of AI for educators. ...
  • Center for Innovative Research in Cyberlearning (Digital Promise, 2020-09)
    This report reflects on progress from over eight years of research projects in the cyberlearning community. The community involved computer scientists and learning scientists who received NSF awards to investigate the ...
  • Means, Barbara; Neisler, Julie (Digital Promise, 2020-08)
    This report describes the experiences of over 600 undergraduates who were taking STEM courses with in-person class meetings that had to shift to remote instruction in spring 2020 because of COVID-19. Internet connectivity ...
  • Digital Promise; Every Learner Everywhere (Digital Promise and Every Learner Everywhere, 2020-03)
    In this report, Every Learner Everywhere & Lighthouse Institutions share first-year experiences of 2- and 4-year colleges piloting new versions of gateway courses incorporating adaptive learning in an effort to address ...
  • Means, Barbara; Neisler, Julie; Langer Research Associates (Digital Promise, 2020-07)
    Digital Promise and Langer Research Associates developed the “Survey of Student Perceptions of Remote Teaching and Learning” to capture the experiences of undergraduates taking courses that transitioned to online instruction ...
  • Digital Promise and Langer Research Associates (Digital Promise, 2020-07)
    This Digital Promise survey was conducted May 13-June 1, 2020, among a random national sample of 1,008 full- or part-time students enrolled in a two- or four-year college or university who were taking in-person or blended ...
  • Roschelle, Jeremy; Cheng, Britte Haugan; Hodkowski, Nicola; Haldar, Lina; Neisler, Julie (Digital Promise, April 2020)
    In this exploratory research project, our team’s goal was to design and begin validation of a measurement approach that could provide indication of a student’s ability to transfer their mathematics understanding to future, ...
  • Roschelle, Jeremy; Cheng, Britte Haugan; Hodkowski, Nicola; Neisler, Julie; Haldar, Lina (Digital Promise, April 2020)
    Many students struggle with mathematics in late elementary school, particularly on the topic of fractions. In a best evidence syntheses of research on increasing achievement in elementary school mathematics, Pelligrini ...

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