We hope you can join us this Wednesday evening! The BayCHI website has been having some technical problems so here is the address and contact info:

4980 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara
(off of 101 and 237)

Citrix contact:
Julie Baher

--Franci McFarland

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From: Franci McFarland <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, May 1, 2012 at 12:19 AM
Subject: Invitation: Wednesday, May 16th BayCHI Design Research BOF Event
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Please join us Wednesday, May 16th, for a joint presentation between the Design Research BOF and Kids' Media BOF. Come learn about "Using Technology for Assessment Practices in Science Classrooms", presented by Angela Haydel Debarger, SRI International.

Meet at Citrix in Santa Clara at 6:30pm for snacks and socializing, and the presentation begins at 7:00pm. See more details below.

Everyone is welcome to attend this meeting. You do not need to be a member of BayCHI to attend this meeting. Please forward to anyone else you think might be interested.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Franci McFarland & Julie Baher, Co-Chairs of the BayCHI Design Research BOF


Using Technology for Assessment Practices in Science Classrooms

This presentation will discuss technology tools, standards and research-based pedagogical practices that support teachers in listening to and responding to students' learning needs. Dr. DeBarger's projects explore ways to improve learning and teaching through formative assessment practices.

Angela Haydel DeBarger's research interests are in the design and validation of innovative assessments and in studying student motivation in learning activities. Her current work focuses on designing technology-supported formative assessments and large-scale assessments. Dr. DeBarger holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology and a B.A. degree in Psychology from Stanford University, and an M.S. degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor.

Complete abstract and bios:





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