Paper accepted to Educational Technology and Society

March 31, 2010- The following paper is accepted for publication in Educational Technology and Society: Swaroop S. Vattam, Ashok K. Goel, Spencer Rugaber, Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver, Rebecca Jordan, Steven Gray & Suparna Sinha. Understanding Complex Natural Systems by Articulating Structure-Behavior-Function Models. Accepted for Educational Technology & Society, Special Issue on…

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Sinha presents in Chicago

June 2010- Suparna Sinha presents a joint Rutgers-Georgia Tech paper “Appropriating Conceptual Representations: A Case of Transfer in a Middle School Science Teacher” to the Ninth International Conference of the Learning Sciences in Chicago.

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Papers accepted to CogSci 2010

The following two papers have been accepted for publication in Proc. 2010 Cognitive Science Conference: Ashok K. Goel, Swaroop S. Vattam, Spencer Rugaber, David Joyner, Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver, Rebecca Jordan, Sameer Honwad, Steven Gray, Suparna Sinha. Functional and Causal Abstractions of Complex Systems. To appear in Proc. 32nd Annual Meeting…

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Paper accepted to ICLS

January 30, 2010- The following paper has been accepted for presentation to the 2010 ICLS conference in Chicago, June 2010: Suparna Sinha, Steven Gray, Cindy Hmelo-Silver, Rebecca Jordan, Sameer Honwad, Catherine Eberbach, Spencer Rugaber, Swaroop Vattam & Ashok Goel. Appropriating Conceptual Representations: A Case of Transfer in a Middle School…

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DILab advertises for two postdoc positions

July 2009- Design & Intelligence Laboratory advertises two postdoctoral research scientists positions. One position is in AI Game Playing and Software Agents (the GAIA project) and the other is in AI, Learning Sciences and Educational Technology (the ACT project).

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DILab wins IES grant

June, 2009- DILAB wins major grant from IES! The US Dept. of Education’s Institute for Education Science has awarded a three-year grant entitled “Systems and Cycles: Using Structure-Behavior-Function Thinking as a Conceptual Tool for Understanding Complex Natural Systems in Middle School Science.” This is an inter-disciplinary, inter-university project involving the…

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Paper presented at AERA

April 2009- The paper “Modeling Practices as a Function of Task Structure,” coauthored by Rebecca Jordan, Cindy Hmelo-Silver, Steven Gray, Ashok Goel & Spencer Rugaber was presented to the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego, California, April 2009.

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