Research Initiation Grants

WHEN: March 16, 2017 from 10:30am – 11:30am EST
WHERE: 313 Keller Building, University Park, PA and online at https://meeting.psu.edu/coil
REGISTRATION: Required at https://goo.gl/Pqewsy

Exploration and learning about sustainability is a rapidly evolving aspect of undergraduate educational experiences. In this COIL Conversation, Dr. Erica Smithwick will discuss the application of two forms of interactive video (tagging, and embedded video quizzes) as a… Read more »

COIL is proud to announce that we will be funding two new projects this Fall as part of our Research Initiation Grant (RIG) program.

“We were once again provided a glimpse into the innovative work being pursued across our University. ,” said Brad Zdenek, Innovation Strategist for COIL. “During this round we received 21 incredibly strong proposals offering innovative solutions… Read more »

COIL is proud to support the Beyond Data Dashboards: The Effects of Social Performance Visualizations on Learner Progress and Peer-to-Peer Interaction project through our Research Initiation Grant Program.

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This project uses shared visual representations of real time, in-course, student activity and performance data to increase learners’ engagement with course materials, and to increase help-seeking and help-giving behaviors in both online… Read more »

COIL is proud to support the Supporting Success through Educational Technology Innovations: Prompting Students’ Self-Regulated Learning project through our Research Initiation Grant Program.

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This project targets a new innovative instruction and learning app. The app was conceptualized, designed, and developed through a collaborative TLT fellowship during 2015-2016 academic year and is in early use and continued development during the 2016-2017… Read more »

All are invited to volunteer to participate in a research study conducted by the GeoVISTA Center in the Department of Geography at Penn State.

The study seeks to evaluate the utility and usability of interactive web-mapping tools for supporting analytical reasoning and decision making regarding student course-engagement patterns in a massive open online course (MOOC). This work employs task analysis,… Read more »