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The goal of the research is to identify the ways in which social media could play a role in assisting Georgia Tech students to find mental health support.  Mental health disorders are extremely prevalent on college campuses, and anxiety and depression, in particular, have been shown to have a negative effect on academic success.  Despite the fact that mental health professionals and program are available to students with mental health conditions, many are not seeking help from their campus resources.
The BellSouth Calendar project was originally curated by Pamela Pryor and Jo Edwards. The purpose of the project is to expand on this work, remembering these narratives, and celebrate these individuals from the community. The project has two components: an interactive exhibit that will be on display at the APEX Museum(African-American Panoramic Experience) and the second is a website that will allow teachers, students, and community members to learn more.
CopyCat and PopSign are two games that help deaf children and their parents acquire language skills in American Sign Language.  95% of deaf children are born to hearing parents, and most of those parents never learn enough sign language to teach their children.  As short-term memory skills are learned from acquiring a language, many deaf children enter school with the short-term memory of fewer than 3 items, much less than hearing children of hearing parents or Deaf children of Deaf parents.  Our systems address this problem directly.

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GVU Resource Labs

 

App Lab

App Lab

Built for Success

A mobile computing "hackerspace."
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Location: TSRB 333

 
GVU Prototyping Lab

GVU Prototyping Lab

From Concept to Creation

A rapid prototyping "makerspace."
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Location: TSRB Basement

 
Usability Lab

Usability Lab

Testing Methods and Technology

An adaptable project testing space.

Location: TSRB 216