Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) would like to announce a new round of funding from the National Science Foundation to help researchers who have ideas to improve K-12 education. WPI has been running the ASSISTments platform for eight years, which currently has 50,000 students that using it as part of their classroom as well as for homework. UIC?s Jim Pellegrino is in charge of the advisory board helping guide the selection of studies.
Researchers from a ten universities, including Harvard, Berkeley, Vanderbilt, Stanford, Carnegie Mellon, University of Notre Dame, and University of Illinois-Chicago, have partnered with WPI to conduct studies using ASSISTments. Now it is time to get you involved!
If you are interested to learn more, there is a webinar on Monday July 28th at 12:00 noon eastern time zone: https://sites.google.com/site/neilheffernanscv/webinar. Our goal is to help researchers from across the country in conducting studies suitable for publication in peer-reviewed journals. At the webinar, researchers from UIC, Stanford and WPI will explain how they have done studies in the platform.
ASSISTments is, and will always be, a free public service of WPI. Please sign up to learn more how you, your post docs and graduate student can take advantage of this valuable service.
If you cannot attend the Monday webinar but wish to view it - sign up and we will send it to you.
-- Neil T. Heffernan. Professor Department of Computer Science Co-Director of the Learning Sciences and Technologies PhD Program 100 Institute Road Worcester Polytechnic Institute Worcester, MA 01609 http://www.cs.wpi.edu/~nth 508-831-5569 http://www.assistments.org