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Idea Garden: Situated Support for Problem Solving by End-User Programmers

Jill Cao, Scott D. Fleming, Margaret Burnett, Christopher Scaffidi
2014 Interacting with computers  
the angles of problem-solving theories. • We prototyped the Idea Garden for the CoScripter end-user mashup environment. • An evaluation showed that the Idea Garden helped most users overcome barrier(s  ...  Therefore, in this paper, we describe the Idea Garden, a concept designed to help end-user programmers generate new ideas and problem-solve when they run into barriers.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS We thank William Curran for helping with the paper prototype study, and Forrest Bice and Hannah Adams for helping with the implementation of the prototype.  ... 
doi:10.1093/iwc/iwu022 fatcat:wyvbklyikfahzdf4b4j4tg2iay

From barriers to learning in the idea garden: An empirical study

Jill Cao, I. Kwan, R. White, S. D. Fleming, M. Burnett, C. Scaffidi
2012 2012 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC)  
We have been investigating an approach called Idea Gardening, which addresses this problem by helping end users to help themselves overcome barriers in the context of "doing".  ...  In this paper, we report on a qualitative empirical study of how effectively an Idea Garden prototype helped end users overcome programming barriers in the CoScripter environment, and the extent to which  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT We thank Forrest Bice and Hannah Adams for their assistance with implementing the Idea Garden prototype. This work was supported in part by NSF grant 0917366.  ... 
doi:10.1109/vlhcc.2012.6344483 dblp:conf/vl/CaoKWFBS12 fatcat:s4qkujzs7jbabjtol7c7qkn2r4

Sowing Seeds for Healthier Diets: Children's Perspectives on School Gardening

Edris Nury, Asia Sarti, Coosje Dijkstra, Jacob Seidell, Christine Dedding
2017 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
, the opportunity to share their experiences and ideas on school gardening.  ...  Children particularly expressed enjoyment of the outdoor gardening portion of the programme as it enabled them to be physically active and independently nurture their gardens.  ...  The founding sponsors had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, and in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph14070688 pmid:28672836 pmcid:PMC5551126 fatcat:7xzlozsoznhadgdhhcmhlsypre

A Diagnostic Post-Occupancy Evaluation of the Nacadia® Therapy Garden

Ulrik Sidenius, Patrik Karlsson Nyed, Victoria Linn Lygum, Ulrika K. Stigsdotter
2017 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
For instance, a survey found that 22% percent of patients at a care unit overlooking a garden which featured abstract design components reported an overall negative reaction to the garden [2].  ...  The idea is that the garden is continuously evaluated.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The founding sponsors had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, nor in the decision to publish  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph14080882 pmid:28783060 pmcid:PMC5580586 fatcat:mwxtkrphtbgrjlm5na5jptiaaa

Ancillary Botanic Gardens in Lebanon

Salma Talhouk, Yaser Abunnasr, Matthew Hall, Tony Miller, Asaad Seif
2014 Sibbaldia  
ABGs are informal, deregulated gardens for the conservation of plant diversity and cultural plant knowledge; they are established by local communities in open sites which have existing levels of land protection  ...  Botanic gardens are integral to the process of plant conservation and development, but international conservation targets set down in the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation are unlikely to be met in  ...  research on statistics of botanic gardens and country information.  ... 
doi:10.24823/sibbaldia.2014.27 fatcat:mpmvzelcvnaf7mvefldvq6xg6m

Resilient Smart Gardens—Exploration of a Blueprint

Birgit Penzenstadler, Jayden Khakurel, Carl Plojo, Marinela Sanchez, Ruben Marin, Lam Tran
2018 Sustainability  
We set up a student team project that created a safe space for exploring this multidisciplinary domain.  ...  Previous work has attempted to develop resilient smart gardens that support the user in automated watering using simple embedded boards.  ...  p=11779 and for her gardening advice. Furthermore, we would like to thank Libby Gustin and Christian Anza for their valuable advice when designing this project.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su10082654 fatcat:ohneb4xi4rbn7cgqnstrlezwdq

The unwalled garden: growth of the OpenCourseWare Consortium, 2001–2008

Steve Carson
2009 Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning  
The growth and maturation of the OpenCourseWare Consortium is reviewed and the article considers briefly some possible directions for the future of open education.  ...  project, and the ideas spread into the global educational community, ultimately resulting in the formation of the OpenCourseWare Consortium.  ...  , had in late 2003 launched an OCW site, which included the entire set of materials for their one-year core programme in applied economics for public policy.  ... 
doi:10.1080/02680510802627787 fatcat:6tphglitazfuri66vl6tdno4pu

Garden as 1:1: Between Paper Thinking and Earth Moving in Landscape Architectural Learning

Fiona Harrisson
2016 Landscape Review  
Thinking through ideas at full scale off ers an alternative way to explore design learning so students understand the spatial, social and material consequences of their ideas.  ...  It also off ers an opportunity to work one to one with each other and clients.  ...  Garden as landscape Gardens have long been sites of exploration within the landscape architecture fi eld; as both a representation of an idea and an actual space.  ... 
doaj:7fceaabb463848d68fc9fca974f7b5eb fatcat:fntl6cnx5je6dd772dvebi567a

Developing a Carbon Management Plan for the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Kate Hughes, Kerstin Price, Ian Lawrie
2011 Sibbaldia  
This paper provides details of the programme and the process of writing a Carbon Management Plan.  ...  Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh joined the Carbon Management-Lite Programme run by the Carbon Trust in November 2009.  ...  increasingly considering the resources required to carry out our work and reducing wastage of these • an increase in opportunities to communicate with the public and other users of our facilities about  ... 
doi:10.24823/sibbaldia.2011.125 fatcat:slq5u76odvhv3kb26lk7ej6bl4

Reclaiming Urban Space: A Study of Community Gardens in Poznań

Barbara Maćkiewicz, Raúl Puente Asuero, Krystyna Pawlak
2018 Quaestiones Geographicae  
, we identify community gardens in the space of the city and explore their formation process.  ...  In the course of our study we also concentrate on the type of garden location. In addition, we devote our attention to the gardens which have disappeared from the fabric of the city.  ...  Many thanks for your time, experience, exchange of thoughts and discussions in the garden.  ... 
doi:10.2478/quageo-2018-0042 fatcat:6ueigsll5vdrdkgx6hi53lhxlm

Cultivating innovative learning and teaching cultures: a question of garden design

Karen Smith
2011 Teaching in Higher Education  
An earlier version of this paper was presented at the Society for Research into Higher Education Conference in Newport, Wales in December 2009.  ...  Acknowledgements The author would like to thank the Caledonian Academy for the funds that supported this work, Dr Chidochangu Mpamhanga for his encouragement and the two anonymous referees for their comments  ...  To cultivate innovative learning and teaching cultures, universities should consider 'wild garden' design; for, to quote a contemporary of Robinson's Gertrude Jekyll, 'in gardening arrangement, as in all  ... 
doi:10.1080/13562517.2011.560374 fatcat:rychmgmmczcobolgiguy3v6frm

Research-Based Design Approaches in Historic Garden Renovation

Fekete, Kollányi
2019 Land  
Using case studies, the paper intends to explore how proper landscape design in historic environments is achieved.  ...  The purpose of this paper is to show the most significant conclusions of our historic garden research of castle gardens from the Carpathian Basin, focusing on the importance of visual connections designed  ...  Author Contributions: The authors contributed proportionally to the conception and realisation of the article; has approved of the submitted version; agree to be personally accounminute for the authors  ... 
doi:10.3390/land8120192 fatcat:hambo3ouhzcpbhqe6m5npxdyeu

Between Boundaries: From Commoning and Guerrilla Gardening to Community Land Trust Development in Liverpool

Matthew Thompson
2015 Antipode  
This paper explores how the community land trust model can become an effective institutional solution to urban decline in the context of private property relations.  ...  The campaign seeks to collectively acquire empty homes under conditions of austerity, which have opened up the space for grassroots experimentation with guerrilla gardening, proving important for the campaign  ...  Acknowledgements I would like to thank the following for their critical feedback and encouragement: Melissa García Lamarca, Abby Gilbert, Graham Haughton, Stephen Hincks, Philipp Horn, Melanie Lombard,  ... 
doi:10.1111/anti.12154 fatcat:6wajjsjt4fbb3hm5mfwrtyw4sa

Exploring the Secret Garden: the growing importance of ICT in the home

Jerry Wellington
2001 British Journal of Educational Technology  
Is the home situation widening the gap between one set of pupils (the "haves" of ICT) and another? Suggestions for school policies and action research for the future are put forward.  ...  This article argues that we should attempt to enter the area which most research on ICT in education tends to ignore: the secret garden of the learner at home.  ...  In summary The use of ICT at home is an important aspect of practice and an area ripe for further research.  ... 
doi:10.1111/1467-8535.00193 fatcat:a7itfwctqzfpjbgabnxf6reqvu

Allotment Garden Dwellings: Exploring Tradition and Legal Framework

Maja Lorbek, Milena Martinsen
2015 Urbani Izziv  
At the end of 19 th century, the removal of city walls and introduction of mass transport in European cities provided the opportunity to expand cities in green suburban areas.  ...  Colonies of small houses with garden plots and allotment gardens developed during this era thus represent a new type of settlement, where green infrastructure (gardens) and allotment dwellings are closely  ...  Acknowledgement: This research is part of the the 'Homes-uP Single-Family Homes under Pressure', an interdisciplinary research project, funded by the Leibniz Association.  ... 
doi:10.5379/urbani-izziv-en-2015-26-supplement-007 fatcat:fv6o4f5qc5ajjloo5l57lly5e4
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