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Teaching/Learning Activities - What do you want to use technology for?

Teaching/Learning Activities - What do you want to use technology for?

This site contains teaching/learning activities used across over 40 disciplines with hyperlinked examples of how each might utilize a certain kind of technology or a combination of different technologies to accomplish specific learning objectives. Conceptual Learning - Ideas, theories, principles of information systems, bodies of knowledge; Problem Solving - Deductive powers, inferential reasoning, testing assumptions, decision making; Object and Document Analysis - Contextualization and interpretation using texts, documents, pictures, objects; Data Gathering and Synthesis - Research skills, methodology, evaluation and reporting, quantification; Case Studies - Evaluation of systems by observing and analyzing simulated situations or processes; Virtual Labs and Field Trips - Testing and evaluating information through experiments and in situ examination; Presentations by Teachers - Demonstrations, overviews, framing, setting forth of key information or salient points; Presentations by Students - Production or performance of representative knowledge by students; Collaborative Learning - Sharing knowledge, collective decision making, forming learning communities; and Authentic Inquiry - Learner as practitioner, connecting theory to practice, taking responsibility for knowledge.


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