Research Groups and Current Projects

These are the following projects that faculty have open for graduate and undergraduate researchers participation. The projects are listed by faculty. Current Penn State students who want to work with these faculty should send a brief cover letter outlining their interests and related experiences as well as a resume or C.V.

 

 

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Dr. Roy B. Clariana
Professor of Education

 

Current Projects:

  • Analysis of structural knowledge in network graphs (ASK)
  • Structural knowledge in mind maps (MASK)
  • Structural knowledge in texts (TASK)
  • Structural knowledge in biology (BASK)

For more information...


 

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Dr. Simon Hooper
Professor of Education

 

Current Projects:

  • TaToo (Test Analysis Tools)
  • Avenue (AVE: Audio Visual Environments)
  • Tablet computing

For more information...


 

Susan Land

Dr. Susan Land
Associate Professor of Education

 

Current Projects:

  • Social media as affinity spaces and cultures for informal learning.
  • Mobile and digital technologies to support science learning in and out of school

For more information...


 

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Dr. Priya Sharma
Associate Professor of Education

 

Current Projects:

  • Patterns of interaction and everyday knowledge sharing in social network environments

For more information...


 

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Dr. Heather Toomey Zimmerman
Associate Professor of Education

 

Current Projects:

  • Mobile and digital technologies to support science learning in and out of school
  • Families learning about ecology
  • Learning across science settings

For more information...