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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

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Designing Situations

Brown, J., Collins, A. & Drugid, P. (1989). Situated cognition and the culture of learning. Educational Researcher, 18(1), 32 – 41. This seminal article created the term "situated cognition." Only after a lot of background reading do I appreciate the depth of Brown's contributions. My poor attempt to summarize (and in some cases apply and expand on)… Continue reading Designing Situations

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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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Let’s go on an adventure

Doering, A. (2006). Adventure Learning: Transformative hybrid online education. Distance Education 27 (2). pp. 197-215. Despite the unnecessary introduction of a new term ("adventure learning"), this article provides a concise and clear vision of an instructional model with solid grounding in contemporary learning theory and immediate practical application in the classroom. Doering positions adventure learning… Continue reading Let’s go on an adventure

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Let's go on an adventure

Doering, A. (2006). Adventure Learning: Transformative hybrid online education. Distance Education 27 (2). pp. 197-215. Despite the unnecessary introduction of a new term ("adventure learning"), this article provides a concise and clear vision of an instructional model with solid grounding in contemporary learning theory and immediate practical application in the classroom. Doering positions adventure learning… Continue reading Let's go on an adventure