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SMALL

SMALL: Situated Micro-Adventure Learning Lab Theoretical Bases John Seely Brown/Lave - situated cognition Wenger - communities of practice TPACK model Activity Theory: tasks -> operations -> operations Engineering Goal Using the case study archetype as a basis, replace the "Expert Advice" component with a Flash (Flex) video/audio real-time connection. Questions Humanities "cases" Realistic versus fictional… Continue reading SMALL

crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing as Problem-Solving

Brabham, D. (2008). Crowdsourcing as a model for problem solving. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, 14(1). 75-90. Brabham examines crowdsourcing as a model for problem solving, rather than a model for human computation, which allows the author to consider only those activities which naturally lend themselves to a distributed methodology.… Continue reading Crowdsourcing as Problem-Solving

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Digital Age (as in “too old to text”)

Prensky, M. (2001). Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants. On the Horizon 9(5). White, D. (July 23, 2008) Not 'Natives' & 'Immigrants' but 'Visitors' & 'Residents.' Message posted to http://tallblog.conted.ox.ac.uk/index.php/2008/07/23/not-natives-immigrants-but-visitors-residents/. White, D. (October, 2009) Visitors  & Residents. Video posted to blip.tv at http://www.blip.tv/file/2714106. Bullen, M. (March 20, 2010). Six Reasons to be Skeptical. Message posted to http://www.netgenskeptic.com/.… Continue reading Digital Age (as in “too old to text”)

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PBL meets SN

Doering, A. (2007). Adventure Learning: Situating Learning in an Authentic Context. Innovate Journal of Online Education 3 (6). Retrieved from the Internet February 12, 2010 at http://www.innovateonline.info/pdf/vol3_issue6/Adventure_Learning-__Situating_Learning_in_an_Authentic_Context.pdf. Doering, A. & Veletsianos, G. (2008). Hybrid Online Education: Identifying Integration Models Using Adventure Learning. Journal of Research on Technology in Education. 41 (1). pp. 23-41. Veletsianos, G.… Continue reading PBL meets SN

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Hybrid designs

Doering, A. & Veletsianos, G. (2008). Hybrid Online Education: Identifying Integration Models Using Adventure Learning. Journal of Research on Technology in Education. 41 (1). pp. 23-41. The importance of this article is succinctly presented in a chart defining four models for integrating technology-based instruction. The applicability of the article is that the authors examined how… Continue reading Hybrid designs