Topic: Learning with Laptops

Rockman has developed a strong reputation for expertise on the introduction of one-to-one laptops in schools. Rockman has evaluated the use of laptops in classrooms from Indiana to Hawaii, in both public and independent schools, and has contributed significantly to knowledge about ubiquitous computing.

Anytime Anywhere Learning
This was a three-year effort (1996-1999), funded by Microsoft and Toshiba, to study the introduction of ubiquitous laptop computing to U.S. public and independent schools. more»
Client: Microsoft Corporation, Toshiba America
Funding Agency: Microsoft Corporation, Toshiba America
Topic: School Reform, Learning with Laptops
Gates LEAD (Learning Educational Administration from a Distance)
The Gates LEAD Project, a joint effort of the EdVenture Group and the West Virginia Department of Education, funded in part by the Gates Foundation, was designed to give school administrators the skills and knowledge they need to make informed decisions about technology. more»
Client: West Virginia Department of Education and EdVenture
Funding Agency: West Virginia Department of Education, EdVenture, Gates Foundation
Topic: Tech Reform, Professional Development, Technology and Education, Learning with Laptops
Maui Laptop Project
The Kamehameha Schools (KS) Maui Campus implemented a laptop program at the beginning of the 2003 - 2004 academic year. As part of the program, KS provided laptop computers to all high school faculty and students for use at both home and school. Rockman et al collaborated with the Policy Analysis and System Evaluation (PASE) research staff to design a model and instruments for evaluation of the laptop program. more»
Client: Policy Analysis and System Evaluation (PASE)
Funding Agency: Kamehameha Schools
Topic: Learning with Laptops
The TechKnowBuild project was the U.S. Department of Education’s last Technology Innovation Challenge Grant, a partnership between the Crawfordsville Community Schools and Indianapolis Public Schools that provided laptop computers and wireless Internet access to 2,500 middle school students and approximately 100 teachers. The project that combined ubiquitous computing and problem-based learning more»
Client: Crawfordsville Community Schools
Funding Agency: U.S. Department Of Education: Technology Innovation Challenge Grant
Topic: School Reform, Tech Reform, Technology and Education, Learning with Laptops