Grant: Hasan Deniz

Hasan Deniz (Teaching and Learning) was awarded a grant of $435,679 by the National Science Foundation. The project, "Developing an Integrated Computer Science Curriculum for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classrooms at Grades 3-5" is a collaborative proposal among UNLV, George Mason University, University of South Carolina Upstate and Weber State University.

This project seeks to develop integrated computer science curricula using affordances of educational robotics for grades 3-5 students in linguistically diverse classrooms; provide teacher professional development around classroom implementation of integrated units; and conduct educational research with regard to teacher outcomes and student outcomes. Other grant recipients in the project (Erdogan Kaya, Ezgi Yesilyur, and Refika Turgut) are all UNLV College of Education alumni.

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