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IES PI meeting 2018

posted Jan 10, 2018, 11:02 AM by Carole Beal

VLL Project Director Phil Poekert was a panelist at the session on personalized learning. Bad weather kept our colleague Walter Leite in Florida, but he joined us for Day 2 of the meeting.

Phoenix in June

posted Jul 3, 2017, 8:28 AM by Carole Beal   [ updated Jul 3, 2017, 8:32 AM ]

So, maybe not the best time and place (114 degrees!) for a meeting but our Building Graphics Literacy working group was a great success! Thanks to the Maricopa Manor for lovely accommodations, and everyone who attended for their great contributions!

CEC Boston May 2017

posted May 5, 2017, 3:22 PM by Carole Beal


Penny Rosenblum and I presented a poster about the "promise" study of the iPad app for students with VI from our previous IES project. We just completed usability testing for our current project.

Video about AWViS project

posted Nov 2, 2016, 5:27 PM by Carole Beal   [ updated Nov 2, 2016, 5:32 PM ]

Check out the 4 minute video by Project Director Dr. L. Penny Rosenblum, The University of Arizona, to be shown at the 4th annual Ed Games Expo in Washington DC on Dec. 14, 2016.

White House Symposium on the Future of Digital Learning

posted Oct 6, 2016, 4:34 PM by Carole Beal   [ updated Oct 6, 2016, 4:41 PM ]

Fun day (Oct. 5, 2016) in DC on a panel discussing Internet-Scale Experimentation with Neil Heffernan, Professor of Computer Science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Stephanie Teasley, Research Professor in the School of Information at the University of Michigan, and Jessie Woolley-Wilson, CEO of Dreambox Learning.


AER meeting in JAX

posted Jul 30, 2016, 1:40 PM by Carole Beal   [ updated Jul 30, 2016, 1:43 PM ]

Met up with my AnimalWatch VI Building Graphics Literacy colleagues Sunggye Hong and Penny Rosenblum from The University of Arizona at the AER conference in Jacksonville FL, July 2016.


2016 New IES projects

posted Jun 15, 2016, 3:10 PM by Carole Beal   [ updated Jun 23, 2016, 10:09 AM ]

Precision Education: The Virtual Learning Lab  National Research and Development Center R305C160004

An intervention to increase access to math graphics for students with visual impairments NCSER Technology for Special Education R324A160154

WestEd 50th anniversary reception at AERA 2016

posted Apr 10, 2016, 3:36 PM by Carole Beal

Wonderful party -- great to see colleagues Steven Schneider, Shandy Hauk & Ellen Mandinach!

AERA 2016

posted Apr 10, 2016, 3:24 PM by Carole Beal   [ updated Apr 10, 2016, 3:28 PM ]

Wonderful session on Mixed Methods research in special education! 
Chair John HItchcock from Indiana University at the podium.

Education in the Time of Big Data

posted Apr 2, 2016, 9:32 AM by Carole Beal   [ updated Apr 2, 2016, 9:34 AM ]

Presentation at the March 2016 Informatics Institute Symposium


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