STEP

Science Through Technology Enhanced Play

In this Cyberlearning: Transforming Education DIP (Development and Implementation) project, the PIs are investigating how embodied play among elementary school students can be used to help them understand scientific phenomena (e.g., the working of forces, complex behaviors of bees).

MEET THE TEAM

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Noel Enyedy

Co-principal Investigator

Noel Enyedy is an associate professor at the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies and the Director of Research for UCLA Lab School.

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Joshua A. Danish

Co-principal Investigator

Joshua A. Danish serves on the faculty of Indiana University’s Learning Sciences program.

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Jeff Burke

Co-principal Investigator

Jeff Burke is Assistant Dean for Technology and Innovation for the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT).

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Fabian Wagmister

Co-principal Investigator

Fabian Wagmister is the head of the UCLA Department of Film, Television and Digital Media Production Program, and is the Founding Director of UCLA REMAP.

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Danielle Keifert

Post-doctoral Researcher

Danielle Keifert researches children's engagement in inquiry, particularly around science-related phenomena.

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David DeLiema

Post-doctoral Researcher

David DeLiema studies how students respond to moments of struggle in STEM with confidence and a sharper vision for how to improve.

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Maggie Dahn

Graduate Student Researcher

Maggie Dahn is a doctoral student in the Urban Schooling Division of UCLA’s Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.

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Megan Humburg

Graduate Student Researcher

Megan Humburg is a Learning Sciences doctoral student at Indiana University.

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Randy Illum

Graduate Student Researcher

Randy Illum has been a project manager with UCLA REMAP since 2013, researching and implementing technology solutions.

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Christine Lee

Graduate Student Researcher

Christine Lee is a doctoral candidate at UCLA’s Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.

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Dustin O'Hara

Graduate Student Researcher

Dustin O'Hara is a designer, researcher, and PhD candidate at UCLA department of Information Studies.

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Xintian Tu

Graduate Student Researcher

Xintian Tu is doctoral student in Learning Sciences program at Indiana University working with Dr. Joshua Danish.

TECHNOLOGY

OpenPTrack

OpenPTrack is an open source project launched in 2013 to create a scalable, multi-camera solution for person tracking.

It enables many people to be tracked over large areas in real time.

It is designed for applications in education, arts, and culture, as a starting point for exploring group interaction with digital environments.