MIT
Center for Educational Computing Initiatives



Previous Projects
Physics Interactive Video Tutor
Physics Interactive Video Tutor (PIVoT) - A video-rich, interactive web-based learning environment to augment the teaching of Introductory Newtonian Physics.
Networked Multimedia Information Services
Networked Multimedia Information Services
(NMIS) - A collection of research initiatives and experiments that explore the new frontier of Internet-delivered multimedia.-
Seeing the Unseen: The Life and Work of Harold Edgerton
Seeing the Unseen: The Life and Work of Harold Edgerton - A CD-ROM project commemorating the life and work of the astute scientist and inventor of stroboscopic photography.
Massachusetts Ponds Interactive
Massachusetts Ponds Interactive
- A multimedia kiosk exhibit that explores both the ecosystems of New England freshwater ponds and the environmental issues that effect them.
Masters' Voices
Masters' Voices - A desktop learning environment to help veteran engineers at Ford Motor Company transfer knowledge to younger, less experienced engineers.
Walter Lewin and Access to PIVoT
Access to PIVoT
- Investigating accessibility by deaf and blind users to scientific content on the web.
Bringing History Home
Bringing History Home - A web site that uses technology, interactive narrative and the resources of history museums to engage students in learning about the past.
Virtual Screening Room
Virtual Screening Room
- A fully interactive multimedia "textbook" for use in teaching film analysis that allows the user to read about and view actual film clips simultaneously.
Jewish Women's Archive
Jewish Women's Archive
- An on-line, historical record of Jewish women's lives, their impact on Jewish culture and their active participation in society at large.
Database Visualization in 3D
Database Visualization in 3D
- A fusion of Java, database, and VRML technologies to design applications for the visualization of information stored in databases.
Operation Futuro
Operacion Futuro
- A multimedia application designed to assist in the teaching of intermediate Spanish.
CharacterMaker
CharacterMaker
- A java-based program to create interactive characters that carry on a conversation by scanning typed input for key words, and replying with sentences associated with those key words.