Penn Wonder Lab members hold various research interests. We design innovative digital learning environments, develop analytic applications, and conduct collaborative research in various learning contexts.
Integrating justice-oriented data science in secondary science and social studies
Long-standing design-based research project to advance infrustructures for knowledge building
Support social and collaborative annotation in college classrooms, through design partnerships
Investigating and scaffolding problem solving in a digital game
Supports teacher inquiry into the learning process of students and helps them reflect on and adjust their learning design in social annotation activity.
Examine how orchestration graphs could facilitate productive collaboration in online classes
CRII: Cyberlearning: Connecting Web Annotations and Progressive Online Discourse in Science Classrooms.
Networked Learning Environments and Analytics
A project funded by TeachingSupport @UMN
MOOCs as an alternative for teacher professional development: Examining persistent teacher-learners in one Chinese MOOC. Funded by the DL4D Research Network.
The purpose of this project is to support personal learning on the open web.
Research discovery with “big data” in large-scale student information and learning management systems
How academics use social media in scholarly settings?
A writing analytics tool for Knowledge Forum. Funded by the Center for Writing at the University of Minnesota.