CREATE releases report on Digital Badges and Learning

Good badges, Evil badges? An Empirical Inquiry into the Impact of Digital Badge Design on Goal Orientation and LearningMelissa L. Biles, Jan L. PlassNew York UniversityBruce D. HomerThe Graduate Center, CUNYdownload full-text PDF: HASTAC Report Badges and Learning CREATE

There has been a lively debate recently among members of the badges community about the impact of badges . . . → Read More: CREATE releases report on Digital Badges and Learning

CREATE Job Opening: Unity3D Programmer

Job posting – Unity3D Programmer

NYU’s Consortium for Research and Evaluation of Advanced Technology in Education (CREATE), housed in Steinhardt’s School of Culture, Education & Human Development and directed by Jan L. Plass, is seeking a highly motivated part-time programmer, effective immediately. This position may become full-time, pending funding.

The programmer will join our . . . → Read More: CREATE Job Opening: Unity3D Programmer

CREATE releases white paper on Playful Learning

Playful Learning: An Integrated Design Framework

Jan L. Plass, New York UniversityBruce D. Homer, The Graduate Center of the City University of New YorkCharles K. Kinzer, Teachers College, Columbia University

The design of, and research on, digital games for learning has been hampered by the lack of a comprehensive design framework of game-based learning that incorporates essential elements . . . → Read More: CREATE releases white paper on Playful Learning

CREATE partnering with CEREGO on Gates Grant to develop next gen digital courseware

The Gates Foundation announced on Monday, September 29, 2014 the finalists for their post secondary education courseware challenge. CREATE, in partnership with CEREGO (cerego.com), is one of the grant recipients.

Debuting in May 2014, The Next Generation Courseware Challenge’s mission is to rally the world’s most talented online learning teams to create “exemplary” online courseware that surpasses . . . → Read More: CREATE partnering with CEREGO on Gates Grant to develop next gen digital courseware

CREATE Affiliate EMPEI lab in the news

Harlem Barbershop Serves Up Preventative Medical Care

A team of medical professionals from NYU Langone Medical Center and Bellevue Hospital is offering free health assessments to customers of a barbershop in Harlem, among others, as part of an effort to better serve a community that studies find doesn’t get regular checkups. Read . . . → Read More: CREATE Affiliate EMPEI lab in the news

Hourly Research Positions available!

Student Researcher PositionsNYU’s Consortium for Research and Evaluation of Advanced Technology in Education (CREATE), housed in Steinhardt’s School of Culture, Education & Human Development and directed by Jan L. Plass, is seeking 1-2 highly motivated individuals to become part-time student researchers (training and travel expenses included) for Spring 2014, effective immediately. Student Researchers will work on . . . → Read More: Hourly Research Positions available!

Jan L. Plass on panels at SXSWedu and SXSW Interactive

Watch the teaser video… and hope to see you in Austin!

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Congratulations: CREATE PI Milne elected AAAS Fellow

We are delighted to announce that CREATE faculty affiliate and PI Catherine Milne was one of four NYU Faculty named American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows. Milne, an associate professor for science education in NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Teaching and Learning, was recognized “for distinguished contributions to research in chemistry education, and in . . . → Read More: Congratulations: CREATE PI Milne elected AAAS Fellow

NYU Faculty Opening in Digital Media Design for Learning

Assistant Professor, Digital Media Design, Tenure-Track

The Educational Communication and Technology (ECT) programs in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University invite applications and nominations for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in digital media design.  The ECT programs–the Ph.D. in Educational Communication and Technology (ECT), the M.A. and . . . → Read More: NYU Faculty Opening in Digital Media Design for Learning

2013-14 RA positions open

Research Assistant Positions

NYU’s Consortium for Research and Evaluation of Advanced Technology in Education (CREATE), housed in Steinhardt’s School of Culture, Education and Human Development, is seeking 1-2 highly motivated individuals to become full time graduate student research assistants (tuition and stipend included) for AY 2013-2014, effective September. CREATE is directed by Jan L. Plass, ECT/DMDL . . . → Read More: 2013-14 RA positions open