Gamified Statistics Tutor
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Learning Statistics Doesn’t have to be Boring This gamified set of practice problems was designed to address a problem of motivation while learning statistics. The story is that the learner has been given a clue as to the location of … Read More

Escape Room Statistics Tutor
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Gamified and Personalized Statistics Tutor This activity was designed for the Institute for Clinical Research Education for their online Biostatistics course. The story is that the student has been locked in a room and the only door has a numbered … Read More

Biostatistics Course
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Building a Course From the Beginning The Institute for Clinical Research Education decided to offer an online certificate in clinical research, they needed a new course in Biostatistics that would work online and without the level of instructor involvement that … Read More

Collaborative Fractions Tutor
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Intelligent Tutor using Student Collaboration A small study at Carnegie Mellon University was looking at how collaboration between students could improve the effectiveness of an Intelligent Tutoring System that taught fractions to elementary and middle school students. I produced presentations … Read More

Communicating about Research
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Teacher recruiting and reports A Carnegie Mellon University research team was embarking on a large research project on the topic of Adaptive Cognitive Tutors Using Machine Learning. I produced presentations, handouts, and online materials that could be used for recruitment … Read More

Torque-It
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Play to Learn Scientific Discovery Torque-It is an educational game to teaching younger students about balance and scientific discovery. Players work together with a non-player character to tilt logs back and forth to follow a path collecting coins. To practice … Read More

Rumble Blocks
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Building Strong Structures Game Rumble Blocks is an educational game that teaches younger students about building shapes that are less likely to fall over. Players help an alien build a launch platform for his crashed ship. I assisted in designing … Read More

Beanstalk
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Teaching the Principles of Balance Beanstalk was a game to teach younger students about balance and the scientific process. I worked with entertainment technologists at Carnegie Mellon University to design game levels that lead players through the discovery of the … Read More

ICRE LMS
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Moodle Design and Management Online learning management systems are notoriously ugly and unfriendly to users. So when the Institute for Clinical Research Education at the University of Pittsburgh decided to launch an online certificate program, they made the aesthetics and … Read More

Instructor Guides Project
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Aligning and Standardizing Courses The Institute for Clinical Research Education has a series of courses taught by teams of instructors, often changing year-to-year. To help instructor’s prepare for courses more efficiently, I developed instructor guides containing everything that the current … Read More