A Practical Pressure Sensitive Computer Keyboard

Check out this practical pressure sensitive computer keyboard, featuring fully-functioning pressure sensitivity, plus the ability to input any number of keys at once.  The keyboard was designed by students as part of the UIST 2009 Student Innovation Contest.

Click here to watch the video on YouTube.  Read more about the contest here.

TUI.TAR: UIST 2011 Student Innovation Contest Entry

The TUI.TAR is an air guitar-inspired tangible user interface created for the UIST 2011 Student Innovation Contest.  Designed by Lara Helm, Casey Grote, Emily Lin and Karen Su (with advising by Dr. Orit Shaer at Wellesley College).  Check it out!

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City Year: Mentors for Students

How can we keep our students in school and on track? City Year was founded on the innovative approach that young people are in the best position to help students and improve education in this country.

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Mark Milliron: The Case for Radical Immediate Feedback

Mark Milliron, the Chancellor of Western Governors University Texas, is exploring how new technologies for real-time assessment can open doors to motivated students and empowered teachers.  This could be great to see at all levels of education.  What do you think?

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Action Research News: Student Innovations Through Movie Making

This video details the results of an Action Research project on “Student Innovations through Movie Making.”  Check out the video on YouTube.