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Learning to Improve: How America’s Schools Can Get Better at Getting Better
As a field, education has largely failed to learn from experience. Time after time, promising education reforms fall short of their goals and are abandoned as other promising ideas take their place.…
The vocabulary problem in human-system communication
It is shown how this fundamental property of language limits the success of various design methodologies for vocabulary-driven interaction, and an optimal strategy, unlimited aliasing, is derived and shown to be capable of several-fold improvements.
Getting Ideas into Action: Building Networked Improvement Communities in Education
Schools today confront ambitious new societal goals aiming at greater learning for more students. Simultaneously, we are demanding that our educational institutions operate more efficiently. A…
Formative design evaluation of superbook
- D. Egan, J. Remde, L. Gomez, T. Landauer, Jennifer Eberhardt, C. Lochbaum
- 3 January 1989
Behavioral evaluation of the new SuperBook demonstrated its superiority to printed text and suggested additional improvements that were incorporated into “MiteyBook,” a SuperBook implementation for PC-size screens.
Connecting School and Community with Science Learning: Real World Problems and School-Community Partnerships as Contextual Scaffolds.
A challenge facing many schools, especially those in urban settings that serve culturally and linguistically diverse populations, is a disconnection between schools and students' home communities,…
Policy implementation and cognition: The role of human, social, and distributed cognition in framing policy implementation
No IFs, ANDs, or ORs: A Study of Database Querying
Mutual benefit partnership: A curricular design for authenticity
The concept of authenticity is an under-theorized design principle at the centre of debates about the relationship of school activities to professional practices. We explore one approach to…
A Framework for the Initiation of Networked Improvement Communities
- J. Russell, A. Bryk, J. Dolle, L. Gomez, Paul G. Lemahieu, Alicia Grunow
- BusinessTeachers College Record: The Voice of Scholarship…
- 1 May 2017
Background/Context Educators around the country are working individually and collectively to improve teaching and learning. Despite marked progress in some places driven by these improvement efforts,…
Reference frames in mental rotation.
The results as a whole suggest that transformations of P2 can be initiated either relative to upright or relative to the orientation of P1, and indicate that the probability of using each reference orientation can be changed by procedural variations.