Browse Faculty and Staff Research and Scholarship - Information Sciences by Author "Comstock, Sharon"

  • Harnisch, Delwyn; Comstock, Sharon; Bruce, Bertram C. (2010-10-22)
    The development of critical scientific literacy in primary and secondary school classrooms (AAAS, 1993) requires authentic inquiry (NRC, 2000) with a basis in the real world. Pairing scientists with educators and employing ...

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  • Mehra, Bharat; Bruce, Bertram C.; Harnisch, Delwyn; Comstock, Sharon (International Institute of Informatics and Systemics, 2002)
    Little is known about the role of educational collaboratories as information systems for management of social (human) and technical (technology-related) factors in interdisciplinary contexts. Within a milieu of interdisciplinary ...

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  • Harnisch, Delwyn; Comstock, Sharon; Bruce, Bertram C.; Buell, James (Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, 2004-06)
    This paper focuses on the process and activities supporting professional development for scientist-fellows and teachers in high school classroom environs.  The GK-12 Program at UIUC has made it its goal to create a ...

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  • Comstock, Sharon; Harnisch, Delwyn; Bruce, Bertram C.; Mehra, Bharat (Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, 2002-06)
    This paper analyzes the uses of the Inquiry Page (www.inquiry.uiuc.edu) in the National Science Foundation GK-12 Fellowship Program*, where scientist-fellows and K-12 teachers partner to integrate the use of computer-based ...

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  • Comstock, Sharon; Bruce, Bertram C.; Harnisch, Delwyn (Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, 2003-06)
    This session trains teachers and learners in the Inquiry Page, a free, web-based, knowledge-building tool that facilitates and fosters real-world application of inquiry-based learning across subject areas (www.inquiry.uiuc.edu). ...

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  • Buell, James; Harnisch, Delwyn; Bruce, Bertram C.; Comstock, Sharon; Braatz, Richard D. (Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, 2004-06)
    Twenty-first century technologies are enabling new kinds of collaboration between university-based scientists and K-12 science teachers, while also providing researchers with new windows on cross-institutional collaborative ...

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  • Comstock, Sharon; Bruce, Bertram C. (Illinois Reading Council, 2003)
    Poetry is a journey, one that can be undertaken in the spirit of play and inquiry. Sharon used the concept of exploratory play to create an experiential poetry workshop for children grades 3-5 that would allow for the ...

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  • Thakkar, Umesh; Bruce, Bertram C.; Harnisch, Delwyn; Comstock, Sharon; Moore, Steve; Jakobsson, Eric G. (Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, 2003-06)
    This paper will describe the lessons learned from a research project sponsored by NSF that involves graduate teaching fellows in K-12 education programs. Themes emerging from our sites will be shared that includes the role ...

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  • Gabric, Kathleen; Comstock, Sharon; Moore, Steve; Harnisch, Delwyn; Shope, Ron; Bruce, Bertram C.; Buell, James (Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, 2004-06)
    This paper is based on thick data collected over two years in science classrooms across the state of Illinois, with a focus on one high school biology educator and visiting scientist fellow team. Both were participants in ...

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  • Comstock, Sharon; Harnisch, Delwyn; Bruce, Bertram C.; Mehra, Bharat (Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, 2002-06)
    As one of the research university teams participating in the National Science Foundation (NSF) GK-12 Fellowship Program*, site educators and scientists are realizing collaborative, technology-rich learning environments ...

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