The project team consists of computer scientists, education researchers, psychologists, graphic artists, classroom teachers, and middle school students from around the state of North Carolina. This interdisciplinary team includes PI James Lester (Computer Science), co-PI Kristy Boyer (Computer Science, and co-PI Bradford Mott (Computer Science), who are engaged in research and development of game-based learning systems, intelligent tutoring systems, and intelligent multimodal interfaces for STEM education. Co-PI Eric Wiebe (STEM Education) specializes in science education with an emphasis on graphic-enhanced elementary science education and science notebooks.


Support for the project has been provided by the National Science Foundation (CNS-1138497). Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation

Principal Investigator

James Lester

Co-Principal Investigators

Eric Wiebe
Kristy Boyer
Bradford Mott

Computer Science

Wookhee Min
Philip Buffum
Robert Taylor


Megan Frankosky

Digital Art and Design

Kirby Culbertson
Sarah Hegler
Justin Phillips

Alumni and Prior Contributors

Fernando Rodriquez (Computer Science)
Marc Russo (Digital Art and Design)


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