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  • Building Zaption's Ecosystem to Support Video Learning at Scale
    Date: 05/07/2015
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Purpose: This project team will develop and test Zaption, a mobile and desktop platform designed to support educators in effectively and efficiently utilizing video (e.g., from YouTube, Vimeo, or their own desktop) as an interactive teaching and learning object. Personalized learning devices (e.g., smartphones, tablets) populated with video ... »
  • Policy decision-making, public involvement and nuclear energy: What do expert stakeholders think and why?
    Date: 09/18/2014
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    Despite new governmental initiatives aiming to engage the general public in policymaking related to nuclear energy, little is known about how expert stakeholders involved in the decision-making process perceive such activity. This study examines how a series of social, cognitive and communication factors influences expert stakeholders’ attitudes ... »
  • National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) Science Assessment Instrument
    Date: 11/07/2008
    Resource Category: Test
    Evaluates students' knowledge of three fields of science (earth, physical, and life), three elements of knowing and doing science (conceptual understanding, scientific investigation, and practical reasoning), and two overarching domains in science (the nature of science and themes-systems, models, and patterns-present in science). ... »
  • QuarkNet
    Date: 09/15/2007
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    QuarkNet is a national program that partners high school science teachers and students with particle physicists working in experiments at the scientific frontier. These experiments are searching for answers to fundamental questions about the origin of mass, the dimensionality of spacetime and the nature of symmetries that govern physical processes ... »