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Federal grant funding IU project to understand the best teaching to help children learn about complex systems

Compex Systems BeeSim

The National Science Foundation has awarded over $999,000 to three Indiana University faculty members for a unique effort intended to shed light on how children best learn about complex systems and how new technologies can best serve that learning. The project will develop electronically enhanced puppets, or "e-puppets," that allow students to simulate biological phenomena such as honeybees collecting nectar or ants scavenging for food. Full Story >>

Glenda Ritz, Indiana superintendent of public instruction, headlines CEEP Policy Chat

Ritz, Glenda

Glenda Ritz, state superintendent of public instruction for Indiana, will speak about her experiences during her first eight months in office during the next Education Policy Chat by the Center for Evaluation & Education Policy at Indiana University. Full Story >>

Study finds majority of two-year college transfers complete four-year degrees

Students in Lecture

More than 60 percent of students who transferred from two-year schools in the 2005-2006 academic year obtained bachelor's degrees at four-year institutions, according to a new report issued by Indiana University's Project on Academic Success and the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. Full Story >>

New director of CEEP appointed as research director for federal education research lab

Hitchcock, John

Nationally known expert in program evaluation and mixed methods research John Hitchcock, the newly appointed director of the Center for Evaluation & Education Policy at the Indiana University School of Education, has also been appointed as research director for the Regional Educational Laboratory Appalachia. Full Story >>

Grant funds Indiana University, New York University study, support for learning network in New York City

Rafi Santo

In the 21st century, kids are learning in school and out of school, online and offline, 24 hours a day and seven days a week. Today, Indiana University and New York University announce a $350,000 grant from the Hive Digital Media Learning Fund in The New York Community Trust to research a dynamic experiment in this sort of "lifewide" learning. Full Story >>

IU professor finds technology fuels youth artistic expression outside school

Kylie Peppler

Even though schools are cutting back on arts education, young people are following their artistic passions outside of traditional programs, fueled by new technologies that enable them to create and share art, according to a new report commissioned by The Wallace Foundation and authored by Kylie Peppler, an assistant professor of learning sciences in the School of Education at Indiana University Bloomington. Full Story >>