In the summer of 2012, COSEE NOW worked with The Mid Atlantic Regional Association Coastal Ocean Observing System (MARACOOS) to run a needs assessment workshop for scientists interested in teaching with data from the Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS). The meeting took place at Rutgers University’s Institute of Marine & Coastal Sciences and involved four [...]
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The Education and Public Engagement (EPE) Implementing Organization (IO) is dedicated to developing data visualization tools that will facilitate the use of data from Ocean Observing Initiative (OOI) to enhance undergraduate teaching. To enhance the utility and usability of these tools, a needs assessment performed with members of the undergraduate teaching community. The Community Survey: [...]
Can web sites and data visualizations be tested? How does one find out how usable they are? In August 2008, a team of COSEE NOW members conducted a web site usability test with a group of fishermen to learn more about the process and how fishermen use real-time ocean data.
Blogs have transformed the way people communicate in these early days of the 21st century. At their very essence, they are really nothing more than web pages where writers post their thoughts, albeit generally with much less pain than managing a normal site (and sometimes with a lot less thought). What makes blogs special is [...]