Laura D'Amico

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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)
in the symposium: "Multimedia information systems for science and engineering education: Harnessing technologies.") 1.0 Abstract The next decade brings widespread, networked, multimedia interpersonal collaborative computing. Data collection, exploration, analysis, and collaborative work is being transformed throughout science by new flexible data(More)
The next decade brings widespread, networked, multimedia interpersonal collaborative computing. Data collection, exploration, analysis, and collaborative work is being transformed throughout science by new flexible data visualization and communications tools. A question-centered and collaboration-focused pedagogy is supplanting more traditional didactic(More)
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)
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