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UKG Grant Through Reboot Representation Supports Computer Science Education

New funding aims to expand inclusion in teacher preparation. UKG, one of the world’s leading human capital management cloud companies and a Reboot Representation Tech Coalition senior executive member, has granted $200,000 to UF to create a pipeline of opportunities designed to bring more Black, Latina and Native American women into K-12 computer science (CS) education.

UF Researchers Earn Grant to Teach Middle Schoolers About Shark Teeth Using AI

With the goal of recruiting more students to STEM and computer science careers, a cross-University team will partner with the Calvert Marine Museum in Maryland on a three-year, $1.3 million project funded by the National Science Foundation to teach Florida middle school teachers and students how to use artificial intelligence (AI) to identify fossil shark teeth.

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Published Research

Toward Defining and Assessing Creativity in Sandbox Games

Abstract Digital sandbox games such as Minecraft can be used to assess and support creativity. Doing so, however, requires an understanding of what is deemed creative in this game context. One approach is to understand how Minecrafters describe creativity in their...

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