RCET

College of Education, Health and Human Services

Girls4STEAM is a hackathon event hosted by the Kent State Student Chapter for American Computing Machinery-Women in partnership with the Research Center for Educational Technology (RCET) of Kent State’s College of Education, Health & Human Services. The event is designed to inspire young women in grades 7 through high school to be creators of technological innovations - not just consumers of technology - who use technology as a creative tool to build solutions for problems or challenges people face in their daily lives. We believe that engaging students in STEAM opportunities (science, tec...

College of Education, Health and Human Services

At first glance, it looks like a typical classroom. But if you look closer, you will see a state-of-the-art, one-of-a-kind teaching facility not found on any other college campus. It is called the AT&T Classroom, located on the bottom floor of Kent State University’s Moulton Hall. The classroom is part of the Research Center for Educational Technology within the College of Education, Health and Human Services. Inside, it is loaded with the latest digital gadgets, including iPads, iPods, Apple TV, 3D glasses and a Smartboard. It also has a Boogie Board, which is an LCD writing tablet. ...

A $952,000 National Science Foundation grant to researchers at Kent State University will result in a mobile device application to help visitors to Cuyahoga Valley National Park learn more about the park’s history and ecology and become “citizen scientists” by sharing their findings with others. The grant to a team of researchers led by Richard E. Ferdig, Ph.D., professor in the Research Center for Education Technology in the College of Education, Health and Human Services at Kent State, will be used to create a mobile app with multiple interactive features, including the ability to learn mor...