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Florida State University Research Foundation

Tallahassee, Florida

Florida State University Research Foundation was awarded $720,000 between 2009 and 2011, including 2 grants in Digital Media & Learning.


2011 • 2 years • Digital Media & Learning

Dr. Valerie Shute, associate professor of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems at Florida State University, is a leader in the area of assessment, and among the first to develop assessments using digital media tools such as games and social networks. She will use this grant to work with two commercial game companies to develop assessments for creativity, collaboration, conceptual physics, and persistence that could be integrated into existing interactive video games, and to pilot test the games in two schools. These games and assessments could then be used in schools and afterschool programs, including the Foundation-funded Quest schools.


2009 • 1 year, 6 months • Digital Media & Learning

To develop new assessments for 21st Century skills (over 18 months).

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