Dr. Janice D. Gobert

  • Cited in Education Week, October 9, 2013 - http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2013/10/09/07sree.h33.html
  • Coleman Fellow, Coleman foundation faculty entrepreneurship fellows program, 2013-2014
  • Sigma Xi Senior Researcher Award, April 2, 2012
  • Cited in Science Magazine, August 2011: 1167 - podcast can be found at: http://podcasts.aaas.org/science_podcast/SciencePodcast_110826.mp3
  • WPI press release, September 7, 2011, Janice Gobert cited in Science Magazine and its weekly podcast--http://www.wpi.edu/news/perspectives/139499.htm
  • Innovation is key in WPI competition. The Worcester Telegram, April 1, 2011. –announcement that my doctoral student, Michael Sao Pedro won 2nd place at the annual innovation competition.
  • Kerry Announces Massachusetts To Receive Additional $38 Million In Science Investments.http://kerry.senate.gov/press/release/?id=ebd5aacc-bd95-42b3-8a0b-fe6b76ac2a04, August 2, 2010.
  • WPI gets $1.5 million for science tutoring. The Boston Globe, January 10, 2008.
  • WPI Team gets $1.5 M for Computer Tutor. Worcester Business Journal, January 9, 2008.
  • WPI wins $1.5 M in fed funding for tutoring tech. Mass High Tech: the Journal of New England Technology, January 9, 2008.
  • $7 Million Research Study Will Assess the Impact of Technology on Student Learning. The Boston Globe, November 6, 2001.
  • Student Awards

  • 2012    James Chen Best Student Paper Award. Sao Pedro, M., Baker, R., & Gobert, J. (2012). Improving Construct Validity Yields Better Models of Systematic Inquiry, Even with Less Information. To appear in Proceedings of the 20th Conference on User Modeling, Adaptation, and Personalization (UMAP 2012). Montreal, QC, Canada.
  • Best Student Paper Award, American Educational ResearchAssociation Conference, SIG on Advanced Learning Technologies. Sao Pedro, M.A., Gobert, J., Baker, R.S.J.d. (2012). The Development and Transfer of Data Collection Inquiry Skills across Physical Science Microworlds. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Conference.
  • 1st Place Social Sciences & Business Category. Raziuddin, J.R., Gobert, J., Sao Pedro, M. A., Baker, R.S.J.d. (2012). Validating an EDM Detector for Autoscoring Designing and Conducting Experiments Inquiry Behaviors. Presented at WPI Graduate Research Achievement Day.
  • 2011    1st Place, Social Sciences & Business Category, WPI Graduate Achievement day. Michael Sao Pedro, Assessing And Predicting Systematic Inquiry Skills Within An Intelligent Tutoring System For Middle School Science.
  • 3rd Place, Social Sciences & Business Category, WPI Graduate Achievement day. Juelaila Raziuddin, The Influence Of Learner Characteristics On Conducting Scientific Inquiry Within Microworlds.
  • 2nd Place, WPI Innovation Competition, 2011. Michael Sao Pedro, Assessing And Predicting Systematic Inquiry Skills Within An Intelligent Tutoring System For Middle School Science.
  • 2010    Tied for 1st Place Young Researcher’s Trackat 10th International Conference on Intelligent Tutoring Systems. June 14-18, 2010, Pittsburgh, PA. Michael Sao Pedro, Long-Term Benefits Of Direct Instruction With Reification For Learning The Control Of Variables Strategy.
  • 1st Place, Social Sciences & Business Category, WPI Graduate Achievement day. Ermal Toto, Development Of Tools To Support Students’ Inquiry.
  • 2nd place, Social Sciences & Business Category, WPI Graduate Achievement day. Adam Nakama, Visualizing And Coding Student Inquiry Behaviors In Science Assistments.
  • 3rd place, Social Sciences & Business Category, WPI Graduate Achievement day. Juelaila Raziuddin, Characterizing Students’ Inquiry Skills In The Context Of A Microworld: Triangulating Evidence From Log Files, Inquiry Skills Surveys, And Open Response Questions.
  • 2010    Best SSPS Interactive Qualifying Project.Catherine Danko, Samantah Wentzell, Raha Moussavi-Aghdam, & James Lawrence, Developing And Testing A Density Microworld. 
  • 2006    Provost's award for exemplary supervision of a Major Qualifying Project. Nathan Krach, A Pilot Study Of Methods In The Online Socratic Tutoring Of Calculus.

 

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