Tiny lights flashed beside a cardboard replica of the Waterfront smokestacks as a new special topics course wrapped up the semester with final project demos in the Kiesler-Kraut Commons lobby of Newell-Simon Hall on Thursday, December 7.
Metals Prime, a team of five masters students from Carnegie Mellon University partnered with BloomBoard to envision a product to support educator learning in an online community setting. We embarked on a strongly user-driven end-to-end research, design, and development process which has culminated in the creation of BloomBoard Collaborate, a tool that aids teachers in building and creating transformative professional learning communities (PLCs) in a digital environment.
We address quality of life issues for seniors who have difficulty interacting with virtual information spaces. We lead projects to improve safe driving through Human-Vehicle Interaction (HVI) techniques. These projects are designed to help seniors maintain independence in mobility.