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International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 10, No. 4 (December 2015) pp. 425–447
AMOEBA is a unique tool to support teachers' orchestration of collaboration among novice programmers in a non-traditional programming environment. The AMOEBA tool was designed and utilized to facilitate collaboration in a classroom setting in real...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 24, No. 3 (July 2013) pp. 301–328
In this paper, we present two studies examining how high school students learn to program in a mobile, social programming environment that we have developed and deployed ("IPRO"). IPRO is delivered, with an associated curriculum, as an iPod Touch...
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 22, No. 4 (2013) pp. 564–599
Many have suggested that tinkering plays a critical role in novices learning to program, and recent work in learning analytics (Baker & Yacef, 2009 Blikstein, 2011) allows us to describe new relationships in the process. Using learning analytics,...
Learning Fractions by Splitting: Using Learning Analytics to Illuminate the Development of Mathematical Understanding
Taylor Martin; Carmen Petrick Smith; Nicole Forsgren; Ani Aghababyan; Philip Janisiewicz; Stephanie Baker
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 24, No. 4 (2015) pp. 593–637
The struggle with fraction learning in kindergarten through Grade 12 in the United States is a persistent problem and one of the major stumbling blocks to succeeding in higher mathematics. Research into this problem has identified several areas...