Research

The CRDG IT Team is involved with multiple formal and informal research projects and presentations on best practices.


  • Applications of 360° VR Video in Language Acquisition  – October 2016-May 2017
  • Principal Investigator: Richard Tran
  • Co-principal Investigator:  Mark Yap
  • Project team: Matthew Baylor, Robert Nakama, and Richard Tran
  • Instructors:  Uilani Bobbit (Hawaiian – ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi), Dania Hill (Spanish), and Yukari Oda (Japanese)
    • To create student centered creation and learning for 360° VR
    • Incorporate placed based learning
    • Enhanced co-curriculum for second language learners (Grades 10-12)
    • Affective domain data collection using John Keller’s Attention, Relevance, Satisfaction, and Confidence (ARCS) model
  • Flipping In Physical Education – October 2016-May 2017
    • Principal Investigator: Mark Yap
    • Instructor:  Jan Allen
    • Project team:  Matthew Baylor, Robert Nakama, and Richard Tran
    • IRB in progress
    • Grade 8 and 9 physical education
    • Looking at instructional design for
      • Flipped classrooms
      • Student centered
      • Student led
      • Game-based learning
      • Online Journals
      • Peer assessment/evaluation
      • Video analysis
      • Hapara
  • Taste of Technology for the 21st Century – June/July 2016
    • Principal Investigator: Mark Yap
    • Protocol ID #2016-30047
    • [ Download Approval Memo for protocol #2016-30047 ]
    • Mathew Baylor, Robert Nakama, and Mark Yap to co-teach the course
    • 5-week, 1/2 day version for a  summer programs course
    • Emerging technology modules each week
    • John Keller’s ARCS model to examine affective domain research with emerging technology and conceptual curriculum
  • Google Cardboard for a K-12 Social Studies Module” – masters Plan B project (M. Yap) – Spring 2016
    • Principal Investigators: Mark Yap & Dr. Catherine Fulford
    • CHS 23598 – [ Download Approval Memo for CHS 23598 ]
    • Research has been approved by
      • CRDG administration
      • ULS administration
      • Partnership Coordinating Committee (PCC)
    • IT team is also assisting as it’s research in ULS – grade 9, History of Hawai‘i with Mr. Noren Lush
    • John Keller’s ARCS model to take a first look at BYOD and low cost Virtual Reality applications for curriculum enhancement
    • The study involved affective domain research
    • The study will lead to further BYOD research this coming school year
    • Permission forms for Grade 9 – Group A distributed Tue 2/9
    • Due to instructor by Thu 2/11 to participate, as this is an opt-in project
    • [ Download Memo from ULS Principal ]
    • [ Download Consent/Assent Form ]
    • Students will receive a Google Cardboard device for their participation, but are not required to participate in the research component
  • EdTech Team Summit featuring Google Apps for Education
    • March 25-26, 2015, Honolulu, HI
    • “In Your Face PE: Incorporating Technology”
    • Android tablet research with the University Laboratory School
    • Highly influenced feasibility for Android over iOS
    • co-presented with Jan Allen, Marybeth Baldwin
    • co-title sponsor for the 2016 summit – https://hi.gafesummit.com/2016
  • International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) – Poster Session “Taste of Technology for the 21st Century – A 4:1 Experimental Class” (Yap & Nakama)

 

The web home of the CRDG IT team