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Education, Internet, and Technology

  

Scaled-Down Centralized Autonomy Arshia Behzad, Zubair Lakhia, Tracie Okumura, Brinly Xavier, Stephen White

May 11, 2020 by Grand Challenges Initiative | Student presentations

Eliminating drunk, drugged, and distracted driving is a serious challenge that the world has yet to solve. We thought it best to approach this challenge from a technological direction. We built a self-driving car that receives a camera feed, reroutes it to a stronger server, and sends instructions back to the car. This method of

Panther Pickup Application Mica Marietta, Jessie Roux, Madeline Johnson, Andy Aanguiano, Brendalyn Figueira, Kate Harder​

May 11, 2020 by Grand Challenges Initiative | Student presentations

Drunk and distracted driving is a problem that is very prevalent in college communities. To combat this, we have created prototypes for an application called Panther Pickup, an app that is intended to prevent drunk and distracted driving in the Chapman community and is a renovated version of Public Safety’s Safe Ride. Through feedback from

Using a data-driven algorithm to access website credibility and inform the public of fake news Benjamin Kahn, Cameron Irving, Edmund Vu, Thomas Trinh

May 11, 2020 by Grand Challenges Initiative | Student presentations

Using an algorithm that has been driven by data taken from our own research, we have built a website that anyone can use to input an article that they find online and receive a score that will correlate to how credible said website is in regards to whether or not it can be categorized as

Crafting a Better GCI: Why don’t teams stay together? Jessica Almos, Abby Bechtel, Lucy Chalekian, Jordyn Margolis, Cody Paresa, Apple Sheng

May 11, 2020 by Grand Challenges Initiative | Student presentations

GCI is a course that challenges students tackle broad issues in teams within their first 2 years at Chapman University A survey was sent out to students enrolled in their last semester (GCI 250) to gather anonymous information regarding when and why people switch groups, as well as their overall satisfaction with the course The

An Analysis of Effects of VR Exercise on Physical and Mental Health Meghana Shastri, Ethan Dang, Jason Song, Kelly Hawkshaw

May 11, 2020 by Grand Challenges Initiative | Student presentations

With technology advancing at an exponential rate, it is likely that virtual reality will soon become a integral part of life simply due to the fact it is applicable in so many areas. The purpose of our research was to perform a synthesis of virtual reality exercise research in order to gain a stronger understanding

Assessing Sexual Health Awareness Among Chapman Students Sophia Kelsey, Johnny Altwal, Macy Werner, Caroline Monahan, Andrea Venderby & Allison Dao

May 11, 2020 by Grand Challenges Initiative | Student presentations

Undergraduates on college campuses often experience new or increasing sexual experiences which can increase the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Students experiencing sexual health problems are often faced with multiple concerns regarding obtaining knowledge regarding STDs as well as treatment options. This project aims to easily connect Chapman University students to information concerning sexual

Parallax – A Virtual Reality Tool for Teaching Astronomy Concepts Scott Cummings, Dan Haub, Ryan Millares, Nicholas Mirchandani, Sean Robbins

May 11, 2020 by Grand Challenges Initiative | Student presentations

Parallax seeks to be a learning experience that combines traditional teaching methods with virtual reality supplements to enhance student understanding of traditionally taught astronomy concepts. Lecture order and content is based upon the California Department of Education’s standards for 8th graders’ knowledge of astronomy. Lectures are followed by virtual reality sessions which aim to grant

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