Spotlight Research

Google and UF partner with BCPS

Scaling Up Computer Science Education for Students with Disabilities

Supported by a $100,000 grant from Google, UF researchers and Broward County Public Schools are launching a professional development program that focuses on providing teachers with strategies and resources to expand access to computer science for students with disabilities.

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.

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Hey Chatbot, tell me how kids can learn about AI

Camp DIALOGS, an NSF-funded project aimed at making artificial intelligence and computer science more accessible, is a joint effort between UF’s Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering and College of Education and aligns with the university’s integrated approach to AI.

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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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