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Papers and Presentations

The following list are the papers and presentations produced by the VITAL Lab to help advance the state of learning in the classroom.

Using the Virtual World of Second life to Create Educational Games for Real World Middle School Classrooms (A paper presented at the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (ED-MEDIA 2009) in Honolulu, Hawaii in June 2009)

  • PDF (Cooper, Carroll, Franklin, Chelberg, Liu)

An Overview of First Generation STEAMiE Learning Objects (A paper presented at the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (ED-MEDIA 2009) in Honolulu, Hawaii in June 2009)

  • PDF (Mourning, Nykl, Chelberg, Franklin, Liu)

Science Career Exploration in an Appalachian Middle School: A Case Study (A paper presented at the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications (ED-MEDIA 2009) in Honolulu, Hawaii in June 2009)

  • PDF (Young, Flores, Franklin, Chelberg, Liu)

Stunt Park and Question Set Editor (A poster developed for the NSF GK-12 Annual Meeting on 27-29 Mar 09)

  • PPT (Developed by Bill Young)

Wave Hero: An Educational Game for K-12 Students (A paper presented at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) Conference March 2-6 2009)

  • PDF (Farrell, Young, Franklin, Chelberg, Liu)

An Investigation of Self-Efficacy using Educational Video Games Developed by the GK-12 STEAM Project (A paper presented at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE) Conference March 2-6 2009)

  • PDF (Young, Peng, Carroll, Franklin, Chelberg, Liu)
  • PPT (Young, Peng, Carroll, Franklin, Chelberg, Liu)

Enjoyable Science Education Using Computer Models (A presentation at the eTech Ohio Conference on 3 Feb 09)

  • PDF (Yanhui Fang, Teresa Franklin, David Chelberg, Chang Liu)

Energy Park and Career Exploration: A Virtual Approach to Improve Science Learning and Interest (A poster presentation at the eTech Ohio Conference on 4 Feb 09)

  • PDF (Presented by Juan Flores)

Virtual Gallery Walk, an Innovative Outlet for Sharing Student Research Work in K-12 Classrooms (A paper presented at the Frontiers in Education Conference on 24 October 2008)

  • PDF (Joshua Schendel, Dr. Chang Liu, Dr. David Chelberg, and Dr. Teresa Franklin)
  • PPT (Presented by Joshua Schendel)

An Overview of the STEAMiE Educational Game Engine (A paper presented at the Frontiers in Education Conference on 24 October 2008)

  • PDF (Scott Nykl, Chad Mourning, Mitchell Leitch, Dr. David Chelberg, Dr. Teresa Franklin, and Dr. Chang Liu)

Using Games Created in Second Life to Teach Middle School Science Content (A paper presented at the Second Life Education Community Conference on 6 September 2008)

  • PDF (Bruce Bilyeu, Dr. Chang Liu, Dr. Teresa Franklin, Dr. David Chelberg)
  • PPT (Presented by Dr. Chang Liu)

Using Games for Real World Middle School Science Education (A presentation at the eTech Ohio conference in February 2008)

  • PPT (Presented by Bruce Bilyeu, Josh Schendel, Tessa Cooper, Dr. Teresa Franklin, Dr. Chang Liu, and Dr. David Chelberg)

Designing Flash Games for Middle School Science Education (A presentation at the eTech Ohio conference in February 2008)

  • PPT (Presented by Mark Smearcheck, Dr. Teresa Franklin, Dr. Chang Liu, and Dr. David Chelberg)

Using Second Life to Create Educational Games for Middle School Science Students (A paper presented at the Math and Science Symposium in October 2007)

  • PDF (Bruce Bilyeu, Jason Mayles, Dr. Teresa Franklin, Dr. Chang Liu, and Dr. David Chelberg)
  • PPT (Presented by Bruce Bilyeu, Jason Mayles, Dr. Teresa Franklin, Dr. Chang Liu, and Dr. David Chelberg)

Games and Engineers in the Science Classroom: A Case Study (A paper presented at the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education SITE conference in April 2007)

  • RTF (Dr. Teresa Franklin, Jason Mayles, Dr. Chang Liu, and Dr. David Chelberg)

Science and Technology Enrichment for Appalachian Middle Schoolers (A presentation at the Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education in March 2007)

  • PPT(Josh Schendel, Dr. Teresa Franklin, Dr. Chang Liu, and Dr. David Chelberg)

Integration of Educational Gaming into Eighth Grade Science
Standards

  • PPT (Mark Smearcheck and Angela Adams, eTech Ohio Conference,
    February 2007)

Interactive Science, Education in Second Life

  • PPT (Josh Schendel and Bruce Bilyeu, eTech Ohio Conference,
    February 2007)