Search Results

Refine Your Search

Displaying Results 1 - 10 of 31
  • Date: 10/19/2008
    Resource Category: Reference Materials
    Watching a long unedited video is usually a boring experience. In this paper we examine a particular subset of videos, tour videos, in which the video is captured by walking about with a running camera with the goal of conveying the essence of some place. We present a system that makes the process of sharing and watching a long tour video easier, ... »
  • Date: 10/19/2008
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    We describe OctoPocus, an example of a dynamic guide that combines on-screen feedforward and feedback to help users learn, execute and remember gesture sets. OctoPocus can be applied to a wide range of single-stroke gestures and recognition algorithms and helps users progress smoothly from novice to expert performance. We provide an analysis of ... »
  • Date: 10/19/2008
    Resource Category: Research Products
    This paper demonstrates a pressure-sensitive depth sorting technique that extends standard two-dimensional (2D) manipulation techniques, particularly those used with multitouch or multi-point controls. Then analyzes the combination of this layering operation with a page-folding metaphor for more fluid interaction in applications requiring 2D ... »
  • Date: 10/18/2008
    Resource Category: Evaluation Reports
    In recent years, a large amount of software for multitouch interfaces with various degrees of similarity has been written. In order to improve interoperability, we aim to identify the common traits of these systems and present a layered software architecture which abstracts these similarities by defining common interfaces between successive layers ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2008
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Jennifer Corriero, cofounder and executive director of TakingITGlobal, explains how her organization uses technology to strengthen youth leadership capacity, foster cross-cultural understanding and dialogue, and increase awareness and involvement in global issues. Corriero also discusses how science centers can do similar work ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2008
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Voyage of Discovery is a comprehensive and innovative project designed to provide K-12 youth in Baltimore City with an introduction to mathematics, engineering, technology, environmental science, and computer and information science, as it relates to the maritime and aerospace industries. The Sankofa Institute, in partnership with the Living ... »
  • Date: 08/01/2008
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Physics and Chemistry Education Technology (PhET) Project is developing an extensive suite of online, highly-interactive simulations, with supporting materials and activities for improving both the teaching and learning of physics and chemistry. There are currently over 70 simulations and over 250 associated activities available for use from ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2008
    Resource Category: Reference Materials
    In this article, Jim Spadaccini, Director of Ideum, examines open source software packages designed specifically for museums. Spadaccini provides practical advice on how this software can be utilized in museums. ... »
  • Date: 06/24/2008
    Resource Category: Reference Materials
    An agenda on cyberlearning programs and projects funded by the National Science Foundation. ... »
  • Date: 06/20/2008
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    “Web 2.0” is the mantra enthusiastically repeated in the past few years on anything concerning the production of culture, dialogue and online communication. Even science is changing, along with the processes involving the communication, collaboration and cooperation created through the web, yet rooted in some of its historical features of openness ... »

Pages