Thursday, August 2 • 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Working Papers + Reception

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The working paper session presenters will engage in informal, face-to-face discussions about their research.  Working papers will be featured as posters during a light reception sponsored by TERC, Fablevision, and Zoombinis.

Zoombinis: Bridging Implicit to Explicit Computational Thinking
Jodi Asbell-Clarke, Elizabeth Rowe, Santiago Gasca      

EcoMOD: Integrating Computational Thinking into Ecosystems Science Education via Modeling in Immersive Virtual Worlds
Amanda Dickes, Shari Metcalf, Amy Kamarainen, Joseph Reilly, Karen Brennan, Chris Dede

Playing with Words:  Supporting Early Vocabulary Learning Using a Digital Game
Tamara Toub

Connected Learning from Assessment to Treatment: How Clinical Decision-Making and Practices in Speech Therapy Can Inform Game Design
Yao Du

Hip Hop Music as Collaborative Media Making in the Formal Classroom: The Case Study of Foundations of Music
Jabari Evans

Symbiotic Learning Partnerships: Toward Action-sports Inspired Learning Environment Design
Ty Hollett

Creating Digital, Interactive Professional Learning Experience for Educators
Leigh Hall  

Participatory Place-Based Augmented Realty Co-Design for Scientists and Girls
Amy Kamarainen, Cathlyn Stylinski, David Gagnon

Self-directed student learning pathways before and after games
Kevin Miklasz

Where the Wired Things Are: A Study of Current Technology Use in Public Library Programming for Young Children
J Elizabeth Mills, Kathleen Campana

Augmented Reality in Informal Learning Environments: Research trends from 2010-2017
Mark Petrovich, Mamta Shah, Aroutis Foster

Gameful Mindset and Play
A Nicole Pfannenstiel

Designing for Multiple Pathways in Online Learning Experiences
Lily Gabaree, Carmelo Presicce, Yumiko Murai, Moran Tsur      

The Evolving Design of a Blended Course for In-service Teachers: The Communicative English Language Teaching Course Story
Surbhi Nagpal    

Learning English Through a Transmedia Storyworld
Patrícia Rodrigues    

“You Know That Feeling When the Light Bulb Goes Off In Your Head?” Connected Learning with SciGirls CODE Programs
cassie scharber, Sarah Barksdale, YU-HUI CHANG, Angelina Constantine, Ramya Sivaraj, Jennifer Englund, Joan Freese    

Developing Virtual Equipment to Enhance Learning of Structures and Material Science in an Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering Program
Genisson Silva Coutinho, Alberto Da Silva Mello, Alejandra Magana, Vinicius do Rego Dias, Vinicius Côrtes

Challenges in Adopting ICT-Enabled Interventions:  The Mizoram Teachers’ Perspectives
Sahana VP, Anusha Ramanathan        

Improving Peer to Peer Interactions and User Experiences within a CSCL Environment through Gamification
Ethan Danahy      

Define Privacy: Teaching Kids about Privacy and Social Media Using an Educational Game and Interactive Documentary
Giuliana Cucinelli

Building on the Strengths of Technology Timid Teachers  and Diverse Digital Writers
Christina Cantrill

My Learning, My Story:  Supporting Youth Agency with Digital Learning Portfolios
Kate Rosenbloom, Rudy Blanco, Hillary Kolos

Toward a participatory education: design thinking for teachers
Gabriella Taddeo

Exploring Learning and Community Engagement using Virtual Reality in Washington State Libraries
Negin Dahya, Jin Ha Lee, Kung Jin Lee, We King

Make it Playful: Review and Next Steps
Laure Dousset

Jason Engerman, Richard Otto        

Make, Share, Keep: Cultivating, Promoting, and Documenting a Making Community at the Library
Jason Evans Groth, David Woodbury        

The Exam Is A Lie: Using Her Story To Teach Close Reading
John Fallon

Youth Organization for Lights Out: Engaging Chicago Youth in Light Pollution Research and Activism
Rosalia Lugo

Global Workshop: When Global Education Meets 21st Century Learning In The Internet-based Society
Marcos Sadao Maekawa, Keiko Okawa        

The Family That Codes Together: Creative Engagement with English Language Learner Families and Public Media
Daniel Noyes, Mollie Levin, Steven Devon, Mary Haggerty

Designing for Learning In Virtual Reality -  Moving Beyond the Novelty Effect
Meredith Thompson, Annie Wang, Dan Roy, Philip Tan, Eric Klopfer

360 Walkthroughs: Documentation and Collaboration of Teaching and Learning Practices
Jeffrey Evancho, Aparna Wilder        

Availability of AP Computer Science Among Magnet High School Students: A Question of Accessibility
Fay Cobb Payton, Jenna McChesney, Alexa Busch

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Jodi Asbell-Clarke

Director, EdGE at TERC
I direct a team of game designers, researchers, and learning scientists who live and work on the edge of science and play.

Sarah Barksdale

University of Minnesota
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Rudy Blanco

Director of Digital Literacy, The DreamYard Project
I am here to present some work on Digital Portfolios. But please ask me about our new e-sports/gaming initiative out of the Bronx and about our push to develop and grow in and out of school youth entrepreneurship experiences.

Alexa Busch

NC State University
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Christina Cantrill

National Programs, National Writing Project
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Yu-Hui Chang

Ph.D. Candidate, University of Minnesota

Molly Collins

Vanderbilt University

Genisson Silva Coutinho

PhD Candidate, Purdue University
I am a researcher, educator, and entrepreneur in the field of Engineering Education. As a researcher, I have a particular interest in quantitative and qualitative approaches aiming to investigate the efficiency of educational methodologies in engineering education. As an educator... Read More →
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Giuliana Cucinelli

Assistant Professor, Concordia University
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Negin Dahya

Assistant Professor, University of Washington Information School

Ethan Danahy

Research Assistant Professor, Tufts Center for Engineering Education and Outreach

Vinicius Do Rego Dias

CEO, Algetec Corporation

Amanda Dickes

Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University

David Dickinson

Vanderbilt University
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Yao Du

PhD student, University of California, Irvine
I am doctoral student in Informatics (Fall 2016-Present) at the University of California, Irvine. My advisor is Katie Salen Tekinbas. The focus of my Ph.D. research lies at the intersections of interaction design for children with communication impairments, service design for clinical... Read More →

Jason Engerman

Assistant Professor, East Stroudsburg University
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Jennifer Englund

Academic Technologist, University of Minnesota
I am currently serving as the MnLC OER SIG co-chair. Find out more about our SIG at [openedmn.org]. I am also a PhD Candidate and GO-GN member studying the role of instructional designers in open education. Lets grab a coffee and chat about your current projects.
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Jeffrey Evancho

Assistant to the Superintendent, South Fayette Township SD
Jeff Evancho is the Assistant to the Superintendent for Secondary Education at the South Fayette Township School District as well as an active leader within the Remake Learning Network. Jeff has been championing remaking learning for all children for his near 2-decade career in education... Read More →
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Jabari Miles Evans

Doctoral Candidate, Northwestern University
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John Fallon

English Teacher, Fairfield Country Day School
John Fallon is a 7th & 9th grade English teacher at Fairfield Country Day School, a Prek-9 all boys school in Connecticut. His first game based learning project was a pervasive Alternate Reality Game to support the teaching of Homer's Odyssey in his 7th grade class. John also co-designed... Read More →
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Joan Freese

RTL Project Executive Producer, Twin Cities Public Television
Joan Freese is an Emmy Award winning educational technologist at Twin Cities PBS,in St. Paul, Minnesota, focusing on projects for K-8 students, parents, and educators.She is digital producer of SciGirls, a transmedia enterprise that encourages tween girlsin STEM, and principle investigator... Read More →

Lily Gabaree

Learning Experience Designer, MIT Media Lab
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David Gagnon

Field Day Lab Director, Field Day Lab
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Roberta Golinkoff

Professor, University of Delaware
Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Ph.D., is the Unidel H. Rodney Sharp Professor of Education, Psychology, and Linguistics and Cognitive Science at the University of Delaware and director of the Child's Play, Learning, and Development laboratory. She has held numerous awards including a... Read More →
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Jason Evans Groth

Digital Media Librarian, North Carolina State University Libraries
Jason Evans Groth is a Digital Media Librarian at NCSU Libraries. As part of the Learning Spaces and Services department he helps to support the eleven audio and video production suites and several other high-tech creative multimedia spaces. He earned his MIS/MLS from the School of... Read More →

Leigh Hall

Univ of wyoming
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Amy Kamarainen

Senior Research Manager, Harvard Graduate School of Education
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Mx WE King

Research Assistant, University of Washington Information School

Eric Klopfer

Professor, MIT
Dr. Eric Klopfer is Professor and Director of the Scheller Teacher Education Program and The Education Arcade at MIT. Klopfer’s research focuses on the development and use of computer games and simulations for building understanding of science and complex systems. His research explores... Read More →
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Jin Ha Lee

Associate Professor, University of Washington Information School

Mollie Levin

Digital Production Coordinator, WGBH

Rosalia Lugo

Teen Programs Manager, Adler Planetarium

Jenna McChesney

North Carolina State University
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Shari Metcalf

Senior Researcher and Project Director, Harvard Graduate School of Education
I'm a Senior Researcher at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Project Director for past and current EcoLearn projects - EcoMUVE, EcoMOBILE, EcoXPT, and EcoMOD. My research centers on the design and evaluation of computer–based tools for learning through scaffolded, immersive... Read More →

J. Elizabeth Mills

PhD Candidate, Information School, University of Washington
I have most recently been a research assistant on Project VIEWS2, a study of early literacy in public library storytimes using measurement tools based on early learning benchmarks. My own research explores the role of culture in public library storytimes as a way to include and welcome... Read More →

Yumiko Murai

Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Surbhi Nagpal

Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Richard Otto

Chair, East Stroudsburg University DMET

Fay Cobb Payton

Professor/University Faculty School, NC State University

Mark Petrovich

PhD Student, Drexel University
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A Nicole Pfannenstiel

Assistant Professor of Digital Media, Millersville University

Carmelo Presicce

MIT Media Lab
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Patrícia Rodrigues

Ph.D. Student, PhD student Universidade Aberta
#digital media arts #transmedia learning #ESL
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Kate Rosenbloom

Director, Content Development, Mouse
Kate joined Mouse’s team in 2012. As the Director of Content Development, she oversees all curriculum, produces educational media content, and helps test new programs in schools across Mouse's network. Before Mouse, she co-founded a consulting practice designing curriculum for digital... Read More →
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Dan Roy

Research Scientist, MIT
Dan Roy is a research scientist at the Education Arcade and the Playful Journey Lab. He is the lead game designer on the CLEVR project, inviting high school biology students to explore a cell in VR and collaboratively diagnose and treat a genetic disorder. Dan is also the founder... Read More →
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Cassie Scharber

Associate Professor of Learning Technologies, UMN
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Mamta Shah

Postdoctoral Scholar, Drexel University
Mamta Shah is a postdoctoral scholar of Learning Technologies in the School of Education at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. She teaches and conducts research on the theoretical and practical applications of teaching, learning, and assessing with digital environments such as... Read More →

Ramya Sivaraj

PhD candidate, University of Minnesota
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Devon Steven

Director, Ready To Learn Community Engagement, Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Cathlyn Stylinski

Tenured research faculty, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Philip Tan

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Meredith Thompson

Research Scientist and Lecturer, MIT
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Tamara Spiewak Toub

Researcher, Developmental Psychology, Temple University
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Moran Tsur

Learning Developer, BrainPOP
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Creative Computing Lab at Harvard University

Creative Computing Lab at the Harvard Graduate School of Education



Aparna Wilder

Co-founder, IRL Labs
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David Woodbury

Department Head, Learning Spaces & Services, Libraries, North Carolina State University
David Woodbury is the Department Head, Learning Spaces & Services at the North Carolina State University Libraries. He manages technology-rich learning spaces at the libraries including makerspaces, digital media labs, virtual reality exploration spaces, and collaborative computing... Read More →

Thursday August 2, 2018 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Media Lab - 6th Floor Foyer

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