Laura D'Amico

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This paper presents a quantitative case study of the initial adoption of the Collaboratory Notebook, a collaborative hypermedia tool for inquiry learning, by a high school science teacher and his students. We document two distinct patterns of work resulting from the teachers' design of classroom activities and assessments. On the basis of these experiences(More)
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS To describe the role and applicability of the EuroQol 5-Dimension, 5-Level (EQ-5D-5L) questionnaire for the assessment of general health-related quality of life in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis. STUDY DESIGN Prospective cohort study. METHODS The EQ-5D-5L was administered to 462 patients with refractory chronic rhinosinusitis(More)
OBJECTIVE The 6-question EuroQol 5-Dimension Health Assessment (EQ-5D) is a widely used, simple instrument that monitors general health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in chronic disease. It has not previously been applied to US patients undergoing endoscopic sinus surgery (ESS). STUDY DESIGN Prospective cohort study. SETTING Academic Medical Center. (More)
BACKGROUND The need for objective assessment of patient outcomes is becoming an essential component of clinical practice for both private and academic otolaryngologists. The purpose of this study is to describe the implementation of an online model for collection of clinical outcomes data in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS). METHODS Patients(More)
A suite of networked computer tools within a pedagogical framework was designed to enhance earth science education at the high school level. These tools give students access to live satellite images, weather maps, and other scientific data dealing with the weather, and make it easy for students to make their own weather forecasts by creating high-quality(More)
A study of small groups collaborating at an interactive tabletop was conducted. Group discussions were coded according to the type and quality of social regulation processes used. Episodes of high and low quality social regulation were then matched with the software logs to identify patterns of interaction associated with quality of social regulation. A key(More)
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