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Field Based Classroom Observer – Temp at Wireless Generation Inc. in Berkeley, US

Wireless Generation Inc.

This is a Part-Time position in Berkeley posted Feb 08.

Field Based Classroom Observer – Temp

Berkeley California

Description: Wireless Generation Inc.need a Field Based Classroom Observer – Temp immediately starts from Fri, 08 Feb 2013 17:47:58 GMT, this position will be placed in California.

For more detail information about this job vacancy please read the description below. If interested in this position, please email us your resume, along with salary requirements and a cover letter to Wireless Generation Inc. starts from Fri, 08 Feb 2013 17:47:58 GMT.

This position may be funded, in whole or in part, through American Recovery & Reinvestment Act funds Wireless Generation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V

Wireless Generation is seeking a temporary Classroom Observer, preferably with experience in the field of middle school English and Language Arts, Science, or Special Education to contribute to the creation of innovative concepts and student user experiences for a suite of next-generation educational applications. The temporary Classroom Observer at Wireless Generation will participate in gathering, aggregating and writing contextual observations on a daily basis after observing classroom lessons during field trial studies. Additionally, Field Based Classroom Observers will organize and gather anecdotal feedback from students and teachers. All findings and feedback will be uploaded for analysis by an office-based qualitative research team into cogent actionable insights and relevant behavioral patterns. Insights will help inform lesson updates and enhancements by the office-based curriculum development and design team.

Responsibilities of the Field Based Classroom Observer:
Serve as lead onsite field researcher and classroom observer for pilot studies planned throughout the year, translating findings to the broader home-office design, curriculum development and design teams as a teacher and student advocate.
Conduct in-class daily observations and draft daily field-based observations to share with the curriculum, design, UX, and other office-based teams.
Moderate one-on-one usability tests with students and teachers to determine the efficacy of interfaces and work flow of various products from our product suite in both tablet and desktop environments.
Maintain accurate and timely documentation of collected data.
Develop appropriate means for presenting research in both formal and informal ways to office-based teams and to key stakeholders.
Initiate, drive and present actionable research-based recommendations to stakeholders and others in the W-Gen office to inform future work. Basic Requirements:

BA/BS degree in a field closely related to education, such as Human Factors, Education, Psychology, or equivalent combination of education and experience
2+ years of experience as an unobtrusive observer in an education setting
2+ years of experience using digital tools, ideally tablet-based technology, in formal and informal settings
Knowledge of the Common Core State Standards
Experience aggregating feedback and producing analysis documentation Preferred Requirements:

Master’s degree or equivalent combination of training and education.
Understanding of the pedagogical principles and mechanics of ELA lessons planned for testing.
Experience designing and conducting user research and testing – possibly as a teacher testing curricula.

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Date Posted

Fri, 08 Feb 2013 17:47:58 GMT




Berkeley, CA

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