Computers in Education: Research Methods and Practice

University of Maryland, College of Education, EDHD-779N & 499N, Fall 2002


Dr. Allison Druin
Assistant Professor
College of Education and Institute for Advanced Computer Studies

allisond@umiacs.umd.edu

Class Meetings- Wednesdays, 4:15pm-7pm
HCIL-2 (A.V. Williams Building, room 3180)



This course will examine a selection of literature on computers in education. This literature will be used as a starting-point to write a research proposal or final project and paper. In the first half of the semester, you will read research papers, government reports, and portions of current books that discuss the impact technology has had on the world of education and the impact education has had on the design of new technologies. During the second half of the semester, you will focus on one research area of interest that you believe needs further work. In teams or as an individual, you will be responsible for either developing a research proposal according to the National Science Foundation (NSF) guidelines, or developing a small project and writing an 8-page paper (in CHI conference format).

 

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