Tag Archives: educational research

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Cooney Center Fellows Program

by Dan Rabinowitz
March 24, 2012

The Cooney Center Fellows participate in a wide range of projects and, in doing so, develop broad exposure to scholarship, policy, and practice in the field of digital media and learning. This professional development program offers opportunities to: Conduct research on digital media use among elementary school-age children; Publish research … 







Cooney Center Fellows Program Application

by Lori Takeuchi, Ph.D.
February 1, 2012

The Cooney Center Fellows Program encourages research, innovation, and dissemination to promote children’s learning. Fellows participate in a wide range of projects and, in doing so, develop broad exposure to scholarship, policy, and practice in the field of digital media and learning. This professional development program offers opportunities to:  – … 







Technology, Activity, Content & Context: Reflections on Always Connected

by Jennifer Kotler, PhD
March 14, 2011

Today, the Joan Ganz Cooney Center and Sesame Workshop are releasing a new report entitled Always Connected. The report is a synthesis of data from seven studies and presents a comprehensive look at young children’s media use over the past five years. As someone who is interested in research methodology, … 







Let’s Play it Together!

by Mindy Brooks
February 3, 2011

The Sesame Workshop research team has been following the development of a game promoting intergenerational computer literacy. Mindy Brooks shares some of the lessons they’ve learned about designing an educational game that appeals to both parents and kids. How do you design a game to engage both parents and children … 







The Word on the Street is Research

by Jennifer Kotler, Ph.D.
October 18, 2010

The domestic educational research group here at Sesame Workshop gets to have really fun conversations. We talk to experts. By experts, we mean the 3- to 9-year-old children for whom we create content. We explain to them that we’re grown ups and don’t remember what it was like to be … 







Mobile Learning Conference 2009

by Carly Shuler
June 1, 2010

Reprinted from the February 2009 Cooney Center Bits Newsletter: With President Obama recently winning the fight to keep his BlackBerry, the stage was primed for 200 industry, policy, and education leaders who convened in Washington, DC to discuss the potential of mobile wireless technologies to transform children’s learning.







Story Visit

by Administrator
March 25, 2010

In 2010, the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and Nokia Research Center formed a research collaboration to explore ways in which mobile media can support family communication and literacy. Dr. Glenda Revelle, a Senior Fellow at the Cooney Center was the recipient of the Center’s first Nokia-funded research fellowship. The first … 







Intergenerational Play and Literacy Learning

by Cynthia Chiong
March 24, 2010

Forty years of Sesame Street research has consistently demonstrated greater learning benefits when children co-view an educational television program, compared to viewing alone. Might benefits also accrue when adults and children use educational games together? Together with its partners, the Game Innovation Lab at the University of Southern California, and … 







Giigle Study

by Dan Rabinowitz
March 24, 2010

The Internet has great potential as a source of learning for children, but search engines such as those offered by Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft were originally designed for adults. Given the growing number of young children who are using the Web, we need to understand how children approach forming queries, …