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4 months ago
I am working on a conference paper on real-time locating systems (RTLS) in innovative learning spaces recently and find this concept of ubiquitous learning useful to vision innovative learning activities at the Smith Learning Theater.
4 months ago
Social interactions between students are a major and under-explored part of education. Understanding how learning relationships form in undergraduate classrooms, as well as the impacts these relationships have on learning outcomes, can inform educators in unique ways and improve educational reform. Social network analysis (SNA) provides the necessary tool kit for investigating questions involving relational data. In my recent case study of Gary's class, ...
4 months ago
Last week Kim, Joann, Cinthia and I took the EdLab team through an immersive experience that showcased what we learned at the SATE Conference.  SATE is an annual event that focuses on the projects, trends and people in the world of Themed Entertainment. SATE stands for Storytelling, Architecture, Technology and Experience, a formula that fuels themed, educational and immersive experiences coming to life around the world. From research to exhibits, digital platforms to interactive experiences, the work we do at EdLab is certainly exemplar...
5 months ago
I discovered this new bit of reading technology and thought it might be of interest. It's voice recognition meets tangible books, in a marriage of physical-digital that brings to life a new kind of immersive storytelling at home. BBC also has something in the works.How can technology and experience opportunities like this be applied to the work we do here, the classroom and in higher education?Check it out!https://blooloop.com/link/google-disney-be...
As we work to develop approaches to environmental video for the Learning Theater is it useful to consider examples of such material used to reinforce and extend content presentations of various kinds.  With that in mind, take a look at how such environmental video is being use on the set of a new Netflix show - Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj. Notice both the custom video walls and the f...
5 months ago
A look back on a couple of spooooooky episodes to freak you out on DeadLab's favorite holiday.
5 months ago
Last Week, Patrick and I went to the SmashingConf held in the Midtown. SmashingConf is a great event focusing on design and front-end filed.The conference is one track, two-day event with two days workshop. Amazing speakers including John Meade( as Mystery Speaker),  Debbie Millman (will run for NYC mayor election?! ) shared knowledge including how to coop between designe...
Our latest Cafe Book Collection Display is ready for audiences at Everett Cafe, 1st floor of Gottesman Libraries. 
5 months ago
I am attending the 2018 Northeastern Educational Research Conference at Trumbull, CT. The travel is relatively painless (one hour of driving). The conference is held at Trumbull Marriott Shelton annually.The main objective for me this year is to present our work, Automated Text Analysis of Document and Reference Similarities - An Application of LDA Topic Modeling. The paper I submitted is somewhat on the technical side (like most of my writings). So I prepared a presentation similar to the paper. But after attending a couple sessions on Wednesday afternoon, I felt most o...
5 months ago
Photo by Johnny Milano for The New York Times Hurricane Michael is yet another reminder that the next twenty years is going to bring devastation to populations of living things around the w...