Blog Post by Esther Wojcicki mediaX Distinguished Visiting Scholar For more than two decades, groups like George Lucas Foundation, the Buck Institute and Hewlett Foundation have been promoting and supporting project-based learning in schools nationwide. Many schools and teachers have adopted it, at least in part of their programs. The evidence that it helps students […]
October 23, 2019
Join us October 23, 2019 in CERAS #101 from 8:30am to 4:45pm as experts and members in the mediaX community explore the frontiers of learning algorithms and analytics that connect learners with learning including; Measuring what Matters in Learning, Designing Learning Experiences and Algorithms for Conversation and Developing Metatags for Open Exchange.
Professor Roy Pea is one of 6 Stanford faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, which honors exceptional scholars, leaders, artists and innovators engaged in advancing the public good.
From The Theme LEARNING AND TRAINING WHAT IF What if language learners could practice conversation with a computerized system capable of offering feedback and evaluation? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We set out to develop a natural language processing engine to help language learners practice conversation. The engine needed to be robust when interpreting […]
From The Theme LEARNING AND TRAINING WHAT IF What if students could use interactive technologies to learn strategies by teaching them to a “teachable agent”? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO With teachable agents, learners gain a deeper understanding of the subject matter through the process of teaching. We set out to examine the use […]
From The Theme POTENTIAL, PERFORMANCE AND PRODUCTIVITY WHAT IF What if we could better understand the benefits and implications of vocational education programs for the high skilled labor force, such as coding bootcamps? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We set out to explore the processes, outcomes and benefits of a new model for training […]
From The Theme POTENTIAL, PERFORMANCE AND PRODUCTIVITY WHAT IF What if We could use VR to enhance leadership training and capacity for a diverse workforce? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We set out to explore whether professional success in a virtual environment can have “spill over” effects in the real world, and to measure […]
From The Theme ONLINE MEDIA CONTENT WHAT IF What if we could develop a video interface and digital bookmarking tool that would encourage and enable students to collaborate? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We set out to pilot a new user interface during a live Stanford University engineering course, offered by the Stanford Center […]
From The Theme ADVANCED HUMAN COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES WHAT IF? What if we could examine how belief in the presence, nature and agency of a virtual teacher influences learning and memory? WHAT WE SET OUT TO DO We set out to explore how engagement with a virtual character modulates how information is learned. Specifically, this project […]