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YEAR 1

Finalize contract for 2-year NSDL grant
Finalize contract for 5-year IERI grant
Negotiate IRB approval with Phila School District
Negotiate IRB approval with Drexel University

Fall 2003

Start-up of project
Video of math problem solving in middle school classroom
literature review of group formation studies
literature review of design research methodology
review of existing software

Winter 2004

Course on design of VMT software
Video of collaborative math problem solving in college classroom
Collect on-line logs for collaborative math problem solving in college classroom
Startup Pow-Wow! student-student interaction in Math Forum community
Jan-Willem Strijbos comes February 1 June 30

Spring 2004

Seminar on CSCL
Develop, test and use coding scheme for chat logs

Summer 2004

Workshop of international collaborators: software design, curriculum design, experimental design
Continue coding analysis of collected data
Transcribe video data for coding and discourse analysis

YEAR 2

Fall 2004

Implement simplified initial online software system
Fatos Xhafa comes September - February
Alan Zemel comes in September

Winter 2005

Alpha tests of online system with known users and human mentoring
Stefan Trausan-Matu comes February July

Spring 2005

Videos of online users
Collection of online logs
VMT Spring Fest 2005
Martin Wessner comes June - August

Summer 2005

Analysis of collected data

YEAR 3

Fall 2005

Redesign of online system with automated scaffolding
HCI testing of online system

Winter 2006

Elizabeth Charles joins from Canada
Development of online system

Spring 2006

Staged deployment of online system
VMT Spring Fest 2006
Release of VMT-Chat replayer software

Summer 2006

Martin Muelpfordt comes June - August
Upward Bound program
Singapore junior college trials
Analysis of collected data

YEAR 4

Fall 2006

User testing of online system

Winter 2007

Experiments with group formation
Weiqin Chen comes January - December

Spring 2007

Experiments with scaffolding

Summer 2007

Analysis of collected data

YEAR 5

Fall 2007

Collection of logs

Winter 2008

Analysis of project findings

Spring 2008

Project wrap-up

Summer 2008

Project final reports


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