research and employment Opportunities

CURRENT research OPPORTUNITIES FOR TEACHERS

AND STUDENTS


Contextual influences on Math performance

Adults


Learning Through Board Games

Preschool

Learning from Worked Examples

6-8th grade (in ASSISTments)

CURRENT POSITION OPENINGS

MAPLE Lab Coordinator

WPI Undergraduate Student

Federal Work Study Students

Hourly, 5-10 hours/week

Research Asssistants

WPI Undergraduate or Graduate Students

Federal Work Study Students

Hourly, 5-10 hours/week

The Math Abstraction Play Learning and Embodiment (MAPLE) Lab conducts research using different educational technologies in order to aid mathematical teaching and learning. Professor Ottmar invites Federal Work Study students to spend their work study hours assisting with the lab’s federal research projects. While working on the project you will have the opportunity to engage in the entire process of educational and psychological research in classrooms including experimental design, material development, study implementation, and data analysis. You will also have opportunities to work with after school programs and teachers. Programming skills are also needed.

To learn more about the position and projects, please contact Erin Ottmar at erottmar@wpi.edu

Email erottmar@wpi.edu for more information about openings

Future graduate students

Erin Ottmar will be on sabbatical for the 2022-2023 Academic Year and will not be accepting any more new students for next year.

If you are interested in working with Erin and the MAPLE Lab and applying to the LST graduate school program for the 2023-2024 school year, please reach out to Erin at erottmar@wpi.edu.