Saturday, June 27, 2015

ITLS at IDC conference

Pantic presenting at IDC 2015
2015 Interaction, Design and Children (IDC) conference was held in Boston this year, from June 21st to June 24th. A day of workshops was followed by three days of paper and poster presentations, keynote speeches and interesting demos of newest tools and media for kids' learning and design. The conference was attended by practitioners and academics from all over the world.

USU ITLS department was represented by two full and one short paper at this conference: Opportunistic Uses of the Traditional School Day Through Student Examination of Fitbit Activity Tracker Data, written by Victor Lee, Joel Drake, Ryan Cain and Jeffrey Thayne, "I have a tutorial for this": The language of online peer support in the Scratch programming community, written by Deborah Fields, Katarina Pantic and Yasmin Kafai, and "Designing Games for Learning and Assessment: The Radix Endeavor", written by Jody Clarke-Midura, L. Rosenheck and J. Groff.

See more about this conference at: http://idc2015boston.org/    

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

USU’s ITLS programs top international list in research

"Utah State University’s Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences department “may be the top program in the world for research productivity,” according to the latest Educational Media and TechnologyYearbook."

To read the full story, please visit CEHS blog post on this news: http://cehsatusu.blogspot.com/2015/06/usus-itls-programs-top-international.html

Related articles:
Deseret News
KSL.com