The first of our pilot tests was conducted today for October's data collection. We're focused on the TA tools that allow for the management of the student groups, viewing of current status of each group, and tools to facilitate consolidation activities at the end of each session. Nothing beats pilot tests for finding bugs - looking forward to the next one!
We're excited to announce a new CoLearnLab grant from the National Science Foundation: DIP: Improving Collaborative Learning in Engineering Classes Through Integrated Tools. In collaboration with Luc Paquette and Mariana Silva, we'll build on the current CSTEPS project to explore tools that support Teaching Assistants as they teach students engaged in collaborative learning activities. We also plan to develop and study how collaboration prompts for students helps students de