Projects

Following is a list of evaluation projects. A brief description is provided for each project with links to the program website and evaluation summary, where available.

Current Projects

Athlete Exit Survey  Right Arrow  Evaluation Summary

Throughout each academic year since 1994, the University of Washington Department of Intercollegiate Athletics administers an exit survey to student athletes who leave the program. The purpose of the questionnaire is to gather background information about these students and solicit feedback about their sport, their experience within the athletics department, and their UW experience as a whole.

CMOP

The Center for Coastal Margin Observation and Prediction (CMOP) is a Science and Technology Center (STC) funded by the National Science Foundation that is currently in its third year of funding. An important component of this multi-site, national center is educational outreach for students from K-12, new educational programs for undergraduate and graduate students, and diversity initiatives. OEA has been contracted to serve as evaluators for all aspects of education and diversity in the Center. Funding: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)

The University of Washington's Center for International Business Education & Research Grant is designed to increase international understanding and competitiveness among U.S. business students and professionals. At the UW CIBER will fund national-scale conferences, international travel for UW students, and enhanced instruction at the UW. OEA is part of the current CIBER grant cycle (2010-2014), conducting ongoing assessment studies of the quality and impact of global experiences, internationally themed course offerings, and foreign language training on Foster Business School students. Funding: U.S. Department of Education (DOE)

FIG Program  Right Arrow  Assessment Summary

The UW Freshman Interest Group (FIG) program offers clustered courses for entering freshmen. A FIG cluster typically consists of two courses in unrelated disciplines linked by a FIG seminar (GS 199). The GS 199 seminar, led by an undergraduate peer leader, has traditionally been an "extended orientation" seminar that covers such topics as student transition to college, academic support resources, health and wellness, time management, career planning, and campus involvement and citizenship. In spring 2009, the Dean of Undergraduate Academic Affairs requested an assessment of the FIG program to identify what was working, as well as what was not working, and to include an investigation of the goals the university has for students in their first quarter and year at the UW.

Initiative for Maximizing Student Diversity (IMSD)

The goal of the IMSD program is to increase the number of under-represented students entering graduate research programs in biomedical fields. To this end, the UW IMSD project involves a variety of specific components including an academic "boot camp" for incoming freshmen, freshmen and sophomore seminars, supplemental workshops related to gatekeeper courses, a summer teaching laboratory for sophomores, and a year-long research experience for juniors. Over the course of the IMSD project, OEA will perform a variety of evaluation services including longitudinal assessment of students' progress, evaluation of the program's specific aims, and collection of formative data about program components. Funding: National Institute of Health (NIH)

JSIS National Resource Centers

The University of Washington's Jackson School of International Studies (JSIS) houses eight different National Resource Centers (NRCs), each focused on supporting and enhancing UW education about a particular global region, or global studies in general. OEA has developed a comprehensive four-year assessment plan to support these eight centers during their current grant cycle (2010-2014). In addition to evaluating the impact of Center-funded activities on UW students, faculty, and the community at large, OEA's ongoing work will yield data that speaks to the strength of instruction at the UW related to each center's focus. Funding: U.S. Department of Education (DOE)

Math Academy

The Math Academy is a four-week, residential summer program for high-achieving, high school juniors focusing on developing math and problem-solving skills that will enable them to be successful in college engineering programs. Participants also take part in seminars with faculty from the UW College of Engineering to learn about different engineering fields and career options. The program is designed to recruit students into the UW College of Engineering. OEA has worked with the Math Academy since its inaugural year in 2009, conducting pre- and post-surveys and student focus groups to study the impact of the program and support program improvement. Funding: U.S. Department of Education (DOE) and UW College of Engineering

Washington State GEAR UP Project  Right Arrow  Evaluation Summary

As part of the national GEAR UP (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs) program, the goals of the UW state GEAR UP project are to increase enrollment, retention, and graduation among low-income postsecondary students, and to strengthen connections between the UW and the K-12 community in Washington State. Among project activities are a one-week residential Summer Institute designed to provide a middle and high school students with a “first-exposure” to college life, and outreach to students, parents, teachers, and staff at schools in Washington state about college readiness ( e.g., financial aid applications, college application essays, options for college). OEA has been working with UW State GEAR UP since 2000, employing a variety of evaluation techniques (e.g., pre- and post-surveys, focus groups) to assess the impact of the program and to gather feedback for program improvement. Funding: US Department of Education (DOE)

Previous Projects

Addiction and the Brain Certificate Online

Addiction and the Brain is a three-course distance-learning program focusing on the neurobiology of drug addiction. This program is designed primarily to serve health teachers, counselors and nurses in the K-12 system, and professionals in the prison system and the online format allows for inclusion of those in more remote, underserved rural areas. It is a collaboration between the UW School of Nursing, the UW School of Medicine Department of Pharmacology, the UW College of Education and UW Educational Outreach. Funding: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Amgen

One of nine national sites, the University of Washington's Amgen Scholars Program provides a new and important opportunity for some of the nation's top undergraduates to explore and prepare for careers in biotechnology. Each summer, the UW Amgen Scholars Program will host 26-28 undergraduates selected from a national pool of applicants, as well as those currently enrolled at the UW. In addition to intensive research experiences, participants benefit from graduate student, post-doctoral and faculty mentors, opportunities to interact with students at other sites, and career guidance. The UW Office of Educational Assessment will perform an array of evaluation services including focus groups and a series of online surveys to assess the impact of the program for both students and mentors, and to gather formative feedback to inform program improvements. Funding: UW Undergraduate Research Program

BeneFIT

This project represents a collaboration among the University of Washington (UW) Department of Computer Science and Engineering, the UW Information School, and the UW Office of Educational Partnerships and Educational Outreach. The purpose of the project is to develop a free, online course that could provide anyone with the opportunity to become "fluent" in information technology. In 2002 and 2003, the course was piloted with a group of independent learners (e.g., medical professionals, K - 12 teachers, graduate students) as well as a cohort of computer literacy instructors. OEA collected evaluation data from these individuals using online surveys, telephone interviews, and in-person focus groups. Based on this feedback, BeneFIT was revised and released to the public as a free, online, college-level IT fluency course in March of 2004. Funding: National Science Foundation (NSF)

CAEE

The Center for the Advancement of Engineering Education (CAEE) is a multi-institution, multi-department NSF center developed and funded to advance scholarship in engineering teaching and learning, increase the use of effective pedagogies in engineering classrooms, and strengthen research and leadership skills of the engineering faculty and graduate student community. This project spans five campuses (UW, Stanford University, Howard University, Colorado School of Mines and University of Minnesota), and focuses on three elements of engineering education 1) learning more about students' experiences; 2) learning more about how to help educators improve their teaching; and 3) strengthening engineering education research by building a national community of engineering education researchers, scholars and leaders. As findings emerge from the activities of these three elements, the focus will turn to integrating the research findings into education practice at the partner institutions and beyond. Funding: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Carlson Leadership and Public Service Center

The Carlson Center provides UW students a unique opportunity to connect coursework with life experience through public service. Offered as an integral part of many University of Washington courses, service learning provides students an opportunity to experience theories, traditionally studied within classrooms, come to life through volunteering in the community. The Carlson Center staff works closely with course instructors to identify learning objectives for students while simultaneously working with community organizations to identify their volunteer and community needs. In Spring and Summer 2003, the OEA carried out a demographic analysis of student participants from Fall 2001 through Fall 2002, performed an exploratory analysis of student service learning evaluation data, and conducted a series of focus groups with veteran service learning students and community partners. Funding: UW Office of Undergraduate Education

CAVD

Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the purpose of the Collaborative for AIDS Vaccine Discovery (CAVD) is to support and encourage collaboration among 16 different research centers investigating AIDS vaccines so as to expedite the discovery of an effective vaccine. The Alliance Management (AM) office is the primary contact point for these researchers and has worked towards facilitating communication, developing data sharing solutions, and fostering relationships among the CAVD centers. OEA is collaborating with an independent evaluation contractor, CED Partnership, to evaluate the effectiveness of the collaboration. The role of OEA staff will primarily be as consultants in the evaluation, but evaluators will be more closely involved in developing and implementing an evaluation of the Alliance Management office itself in the fall of 2008. Funding: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Center for Experiential Learning (EXP)    Evaluation Summary

The Center for Experiential Learning houses six programs designed to connect UW students to compelling and invigorating opportunities to expand and enrich their classroom learning. These six programs are the Carlson Leadership and Public Service Center, the Pipeline Project, the Jumpstart program, the Undergraduate Research Program, the Mary Gates Endowment for Students, and the Undergraduate Scholarship Office. OEA is currently conducting a thorough review of existing EXP assessment processes, developing recommendations for improving those processes, and constructing a broad design for how ongoing assessment of EXP should be organized in the future. Key components of the evaluation plan include a demographic analysis of program participants, an extensive review of the assessment instruments already used by EXP programs, and the development of a library of survey questions for EXP programs to use individually and/or collectively to assess whether their programmatic and student learning goals are being met. Funding: UW Provost

Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Anytime Anywhere    Evaluation Summary

Undergraduates in the College of Engineering are required to take a set of "core" engineering courses as part of their degree. These courses are among the largest in the college and resources are increasingly taxed as enrollment continues to rise. The purpose of the Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Anytime Anywhere project was to use one of these classes, CEE 220: Mechanics of Materials, as a test case to explore ways of serving a larger class that will maintain or enhance course quality without increasing costs. Evaluators from OEA conducted an in-depth evaluation of CEE 220 in Winter 2005, assessing the impact of course changes on student performance and satisfaction, as well as on instructor burden. Online surveys were administered to students at two points during the quarter and interviews were conducted with students, TA's, and the instructor after the conclusion of the course. Funding: UW College of Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering Workshop

This project involves the evaluation of the "Informed Choice Workshop" administered through the department of Computer Science and Engineering. The workshop represents one component of Ken Yasuhara's doctoral dissertation and OEA has been asked to conduct an evaluation of the workshop as part of this project. Funding: Computer Science & Engineering

Diversity Outreach    Evaluation Summary

The University of Washington (UW) has a longstanding and significant commitment to increasing the diversity of its student body and, in particular, increasing the participation and success of under represented minorities. Following the passage of Initiative-200, applicants from under represented groups are no longer awarded additional points in the admissions formula and the UW consequently stepped up its outreach activities. The OEA was asked to evaluate the effectiveness of these efforts. Funding: UW Diversity Council

English for Heritage Language Speakers (EHLS)    Evaluation Summary

The National Security Education Program of the Department of Defense with the Center for Applied Linguistics funded two English for Heritage Language Speakers (EHLS) programs: one at the UW and one at Georgetown. The UW English Language Program proposed a program to increase the English skills of 15 native speakers of Chinese or Russian from moderately fluent in English to more fluent, particularly in their ability to work with government documents in English. Students receive scholarships for tuition, books, and a living stipend, and will be expected to work for one year in federal government jobs appropriate to their interests and abilities. This full time program includes 720 hours of instruction over a six month period starting mid-winter quarter and ending in August, at the end of summer quarter. The EHLS program is responsible for increasing the participants' English language skills, and preparing them for work in the federal government. Funding: NSEP of the DoD

Enhanced Advising Initiatives

In 2004, the Provost's office charged the UW's undergraduate advising community with the responsibility of improving the effectiveness of the processes and policies that govern and inform undergraduates as they select and declare majors. A group of Gateway Center, Office of Minority Affairs, and departmental advisors directed a spectrum of initiatives that addressed three issues: 1) Assisting Washington State community college advisers and faculty in incorporating changes in the UW transfer admission process into their advising, 2) Improving the efficiency of major selection processes for all UW undergraduates, and 3) Improving access to information on students' use of advising services. OEA employed a variety of evaluation techniques (e.g., pre and post telephone interviews of community college advisers, surveys and focus groups with students and UW advisers, online tracking of student progress towards major declaration) to gather suggestions for program improvement and to inform decisions regarding permanent funding of particular initiatives. Funding: UW Provost

Ethnic Cultural Center and Theatre Complex Evaluation

The Ethnic Cultural Center and Theatre Complex (ECC/T) promote an inclusive and educational environment by providing programs and services which enhance the communication and exchange of multicultural perspectives and values. The Ethnic Cultural Center provides programs and a learning environment where students and student organizations collaborate, develop, and implement programs while building leadership and organizational skills. The Theatre Complex provides productions and events that expose the campus community to the richness of ethnicity, culture and theatre. Funding: Ethnic Cultural Center

First Year Programs - Dawg Daze     Evaluation Summary

In 2003, the Office of Undergraduate Education reorganized its new student orientation program into two distinct experiences: 1) Summer Advising and Registration and 2) Dawg Daze. The Dawg Daze program takes place the week prior to the beginning of Fall quarter classes and consists of an extensive series of faculty seminars, workshops about student services and campus life, along with study skills and time management programs to prepare new freshman and transfer students for their classes and for becoming integral members of the campus community. OEA evaluation activities since Fall 2003 have included student and staff focus groups, participant logging and demographic analysis, and faculty interviews. In addition to reporting on these activities to key staff and stakeholders to help inform year-to-year revisions of the program, OEA is also assisting in the development of an internal survey instrument to gather feedback on future Dawg Daze programs. Funding: UW Office of Undergraduate Education

Gates PSL

The University of Washington (UW) School of Law has received funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to administer the William H. Gates Public Service Law (PSL) Scholarship Program. Five scholarships will be awarded each year, for a period of 80 years, to first-year students entering the UW School of Law J.D. program, starting with the UW School of Law class selected in April 2006. Scholarship recipients are required to work in the arena of public service law for five years following graduation from the UW School of Law. The UW Office of Educational Assessment will perform a variety of evaluation services, including the development of a program logic model, focus groups to assess scholarship recipients' experiences in the PSL Program, an online survey of Law School students' attitudes toward public service law, and a series of interviews with key UW faculty and staff. Funding: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Gear-Up, Seattle Early Scholars Outreach (SESO) Project

The Seattle Early Scholars Outreach Gear-Up Project is designed to positively affect a large region that has significant social and educational problems. The project seeks to create systemic change within K-12 education by improving academic performance, developing college readiness, building self-esteem, and building school effectiveness. A large number of services will be provided, including academic assessment and class planning, career and college planning, service learning and mentoring. The OEA collaborates with the on-site evaluator to develop and maintain a computerized database to monitor project activities and outcomes. Funding: US Department of Education (DOE)

Gear-Up, Lower Yakima Valley (LYV) Project

The Lower Yakima Valley Gear-Up Project is designed to positively affect a large region that has significant social and educational problems. The project seeks to create systemic change within K-12 education by improving academic performance, developing college readiness, building self-esteem, and building school effectiveness. A large number of services will be provided, including academic assessment and class planning, career and college planning, service learning and mentoring. The OEA collaborates with the on-site evaluator to develop and maintain a computerized database to monitor project activities and outcomes. Funding: US Department of Education (DOE)

Global Classrooms    Evaluation Summary

The goal of the Global Classrooms Project is to integrate international academic exchange and understanding into students' educational experiences at the University of Washington (UW). A project of Undergraduate Education, Global Classrooms provides faculty support for innovation in international education and research. Funding: UW Office of Undergraduate Education

Hands-on Laboratory-driven Electrical Engineering Curriculum    Evaluation Summary

The Hands-on Laboratory-driven Electrical Engineering Curriculum project (Pandora) seeks to address the need for skilled workers in electrical and computer engineering, two disciplines central to the current exponential growth in the information technology (IT) industry. This project creates and delivers four lower-division undergraduate courses with initial motivating experiments that use reasonably-priced instrumentation tool kits to provide hands-on hardware laboratory experiences. Funding: Fund for Improvement of Post-Secondary Education (FIPSE)

Health Literacy

The National Institutes of Health funded the Center for Health Education and Research at the University of Washington from September 2006 through October 2008 to assess the impact of ongoing home visits with new mothers in households with limited resources. Home visitors are part of a network of eight established home visitation programs located in racially/ethnically and geographically diverse regions across the country. The Network includes programs in several national home visitation models and focus on several goals, including increasing other social support, providing informational support, and linking to health resources. All programs use the Life Skills Progression (LSP) data collection tool and will provide this, as well as other agreed upon data to the project for secondary aggregate and comparative analysis. This sharing of common data across program models and populations makes possible a robust study to measure effects of home visitation during pregnancy and early parenting on the changing functional health literacy of mothers with low literacy skills as they receive home visitation services. Funding: National Institute of Health (NIH)

Informed Choice Workshop Evaluation

This project involves the evaluation of a Course, Curriculum, Laboratory, and Improvement (CCLI) grant involving a year-long series of workshops for instructors teaching the same course (introductory computer science) at different institutions. One cohort went through the series at UW Tacoma in 2005-2006 and another will be piloting a revised version in 2009-2010. For this phase of the evaluation, OEA will analyze existing interview data, develop sustainable evaluation instruments and pilot these instruments during the 2009-2010 pilot year. Results from this evaluation will be used to support a larger-scale CCLI proposal (Phase III) to be submitted in 2009. Funding: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Integrated Environmental Health Middle School (IEHMS)

The Integrated Environmental Health Middle School (IEHMS) project is a collaboration between K-12 outreach experts and research faculty at the UW NIEHS Center for Ecogenetics and Environmental Health and the University of New Mexico's NIEHS Developmental Center. Over a period of seven years, project staff will train educators in grades 6 through 8 to use existing and newly developed materials to plan, implement, and assess projects that use environmental health as an integrating context for learning. Funding: National Institute of Health (NIH)

Integrated Modeling Software for Structural/Mechanical Engineering    Evaluation Summary

The purpose of this Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement grant is to develop and implement classroom software that allows students in mechanical and structural engineering courses to learn about the behavior of structures through interactive computer modeling. Another important feature of the "Dr. Frame" software is that it is highly adaptable for use by engineering educators, depending on the course, their students, and their instructional needs. The evaluation of this innovative pedagogical tool involves online surveys for students, interviews with faculty using the software, and comparisons of student performance data. Funding: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Jackson School of International Studies Joint Outreach Program

The University of Washington's Jackson School of International Studies houses eight different National Resource Centers (NRCs) that are funded by the U.S. Department of Education. As part of the NRC grant, each Center engages in a variety of outreach activities for K-12 educators and the general community. For more than two decades, multiple NRCs have worked together to host annually occurring joint outreach efforts, including the Mosaics workshop for K-8 teachers; a documentary film workshop for K-12 and community college educators; a summer seminar for instructors from middle schools, high schools, and community colleges; sessions at the Washington State Council for Social Studies retreat; and the "Hot Spots" lecture series for the general community. These collaborative efforts allow the different centers to share resources and to present content from diverse global regions within one workshop or presentation. Until 2008, evaluation of these outreach efforts had been minimal and additional data about the effectiveness and impact of these programs is warranted. In 2008, OEA will be administering a survey to all educators participating in these outreach programs in 2008, conducting focus groups with teachers who have participated multiple times, and observing community outreach events. Funding: U.S. Department of Education (DOE)

Materials and Devices for Information Technology Research: Research Experience for Undergraduates

This Science and Technology Center is devoted to the development of photonics -- small switches that translate data from electronic to photonic (light) form. An important goal for the Center is providing research experiences for undergraduates in this field. To this end, the MDITR Center has recently developed a summer research experience for undergraduates called “Hooked on Photonics,” designed for students entering their second or third year of undergraduate study. OEA worked with the pilot version of this project, administering an exit survey for all students and conducting pre- and post-focus groups to assess impact of the program and to gather suggestions for improvement. Funding: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA)    Evaluation Summary

The Washington State MESA Program provides academic enrichment opportunities in mathematics, engineering, and science for underrepresented students in grades K-12. The MESA Program, housed in the University of Washington's (UW) College of Engineering, is comprised of four Centers located throughout the state. Each Center provides students with the opportunity to increase their skills, abilities, and interest in math, science, and engineering through special classes, clubs, field trips, tutoring, independent study groups, summer technical camps, and enrichment programs. The OEA provides evaluative data concerning the MESA parent outreach program. Funding: State of Washington

Partnership for Research in Inquiry-based MSE Education (PRIME)    Evaluation Summary

The Partnership for Inquiry-based MSE Education (PRIME) is designed to improve communication and teaching-related skills for selected graduate Fellows, enrich learning by K-12 students, provide professional development for K-12 teachers, and strengthen partnerships between higher education and local school districts. PRIME partners graduate Fellows with teachers in local school districts to collaborate in carrying out research-based classroom projects. Funding: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Program for Educational Transformation Through Technology (PETTT)

The Program for Educational Transformation Through technology (PETTT) seeks to enhance teaching and learning at the University of Washington by examining the effectiveness technological teaching tools developed by UW faculty and researchers, and developing and disseminating those tools found to be of general usefulness in instruction. This project combines short-term studies of product usability and design with basic research on the science of learning. Funding: University Initiatives Fund (UIF)

Puget Sound Consortium for Manufacturing Excellence (PSCME)

The Puget Sound Consortium for Manufacturing Excellence (PSCME) is a regional consortium seeking to improve the connection between manufacturing technology education, student career goals, and private sector demand. This project develops curriculum modules based on industry skill standards and will work to improve articulation between high schools, community and technical colleges, and 4-year colleges and universities. Funding: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Science of Weather

The National Science Foundation funded the UW Department of Atmospheric Sciences from September 2006 through June 2008 to develop and implement a curriculum in geoscience education for challenged high school students. Students at three schools in the Seattle School District will participate in the project. This curriculum uses a constructivist approach featuring hands-on investigations to explore the foundations of physics and chemistry in earth sciences; map drawing and computer-based exercises; emphasis on processes and concepts to foster critical reason and reading, writing and verbal inquiry; progressively more complex vocabulary and scientific writing techniques; and engaging real-life examples placing the content in a meaningful context and providing a continuous thread through the module. Funding: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities

The UW's Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities is an intensive summer research program that enables selected undergraduates to earn full-time, academic credit through immersion in scholarly research with accomplished faculty and peers. The primary goals of the Summer Institute in the Arts and Humanities are to increase the number of undergraduates doing research in the Arts and Humanities, to engage faculty in research with these undergraduates, to create tools for faculty to introduce individuals and groups of students to scholarly research, to establish a community of undergraduate Arts and Humanities scholars, and to create a forum for such students to present their scholarly work. In addition to speaking with involved staff and faculty, the OEA conducted a series of pre- and post-Institute focus groups with student participants, as well as a demographic analysis of Institute participants from 2002-05. Funding: UW Provost

University of Washington First Year Programs - Summer Advising and Registration

In 2003, the Office of Undergraduate Education reorganized its new student orientation program into two distinct experiences: 1) Summer Advising and Registration and 2) Dawg Daze. The Summer Advising and Registration program occurs early in the summer and consists of a series of abbreviated one and two day sessions focusing strictly on academic planning and registration for fall term. In 2003 and 2004, OEA collected information on program impact and ideas for program improvement through pre- and post-surveys of new students and a series of staff focus groups. Findings from these evaluation activities were specifically used in decisions concerning the length and topic-specificity of the summer sessions, as well as the unique experiences of out-of-state, transfer, and underrepresented students. Funding: UW Office of Undergraduate Education

UW-Sichuan University Program    Evaluation Summary

The UW Sichuan (UWSU) program supports multi-national faculty and student projects across disciplines. UWSU incorporates project-based courses, Chinese language instruction, and seminars in Chinese society, science, and culture. The four-year program includes an international student exchange to work on collaborative research projects. Funding: US Department of Education (DOE) and National Science Foundation (NSF)

UW Engineered Biomaterials (UWEB) Program

The UWEB educational outreach program enhances the research experience for UW students, establishes partnerships with teachers and students from local school districts, and develops hands-on curriculum for use in K-12 schools. The educational outreach component of this research center involves a number of ongoing programs including summer science and laboratory programs for a diverse set of high school students, institutes for middle school teachers seeking expertise in specific bioengineering topics, and K-12 classroom visitation. UWEB outreach has also developed Guy Simplant, an interactive, on-line game designed to give K-12 students an introduction to the basic concepts of bioengineering. OEA employs a variety of evaluation techniques (e.g., interviews and surveys of K-12 teachers, pre and post surveys of students using UWEB materials, focus groups with students using interactive UWEB software) to document program impact and to identify areas for program improvement. Funding: National Science Foundation (NSF)

UWired

UWired works to promote and support access to technology, fluency in information technology and resources, and innovation in teaching and learning through technology. UWired Partnership Projects place UW students in schools and community technology centers to provide technology support and to promote the development of UW students' technology and consulting skills. Funding: UW Provost

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