Happily Ever After: Wrapping up an NSF Project
As Accessible Oceans nears the end of its grant period, Jessica joined Martha Merson, Andee Rubin, and Amanda Bastoni on a panel at the 2023 AISL Awardee Meeting in Arlington, VA to talk about ways to successfully bring an NSF grant to its end. Read our blog post on the topic here.
Oceanography Article on Accessible Data
The Accessible Oceans team has been getting the word out about making accessible data representations for visually impaired learners. Our recent article in Oceanography, the official magazine of the Oceanography Society, documents our process and gives tips on designing accessible displays. Read the article here.
CPIE in the Journal Science
Huaigu presents Accessible Oceans at ASSETS23
Huaigu traveled to NYC in October to present our poster demonstrating results from testing our auditory prototypes with BLV students at our partner schools. Read the paper here.
AroundtheO feature on Accessible Oceans
Read the recent feature article on the Accessible Oceans project from the Universy of Oregon’s newsletter AroundtheO here.
NSF Funding to support environmental data literacy
We are very excited to announce that NSF has granted $1.8M in funding for our efforts to engage the public and middle school students in data visualization activities around air quality and environmental data. Jessica will be working with Alex Endert from the IC Vis group and Jayma Koval and Sabrina Grossman in CEISMC on this 4-year study. Read the project abstract here.
Discussing Productive Failure in High School Engineering class at ICLS 2023
Yasmine’s work with two Georgia Internship Fellowship for Teachers (GIFT) participants last summer led to interesting insights into how teachers construct design challenges. Jessica presented the poster of this work on Yasmine’s behalf at ICLS 2023 in Montreal. Read the paper here: ICLS2023_AI-EDPL
CSCL2023: Breaking Down the Visual Barrier
Jessica had the opportunity to present some of the exploratory work on Accessible Oceans to the computer-supported collaborative learning community at ISLS in Montreal. Read the paper here.
Kyle Leinart honored as Distinguished Master’s Student
Kyle received the well-deserved honor of being namded GVU Distinguished Master’s Student for 2022 based on his work on the FossilVR platform. Congrats, Kyle!
CIRCLS Spotlight: Artificial Intelligence for the Engineering Design Process
Check out our collaboration with Mark Reidl and CEISMC on the NSF-funded work bringing AI to high school engineering education. CIRCLS spotlight
Chameleon Clippers at CSCL 2022
Congratulations to Gennie, Ashley, and Sue for their technology innovation paper nominated for a Best Design Paper at CSCL 2022!
Together with my colleague and friend Francesco Cafaro, I am very excited to announce the release of our new book, Data Through Movement: Designing Embodied Human-Data Interaction for Informal Learning.
August 11, 2021