Learning to Solve Problems with Technology

Learning to Solve Problems with Technology : A Constructivist Perspective

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For Computers in Education courses, and courses in Instructional Media and Technology. Rather than focus on technology as a tool to teach with, this text stresses that technology-video, hypermedia, the Internet, etc.-is an excellent tool to learn with. The emphasis is on learning to solve problems. By concentrating on problem solving with several specific media, the authors show how a variety of technologies can be used to engage students in personally and socially constructed meaning. They address the Internet, and how it can be used to foster community building; video, and how naturally students take to being behind the camera; and multimedia, as a new form of interactive literacy.show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 185.42 x 226.06 x 20.32mm | 430.91g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0130484032
  • 9780130484031

Table of contents

1. What Is Meaningful Learning? 2. Problem Solving Is Meaningful Learning. 3. Learning from the Internet: Information to Knowledge through Inquiry. 4. Building Technology-Supported Learning Communities: On the Internet. 5. Learning by Visualizing with Technology: Recording Realities with Video. 6. Learning by Constructing Realities: Constructing Hypermedia. 7. Learning by Exploring Virtual Realities, Simulations, and Microworlds. 8. Learning in Problem-Based Learning Environments. 9. Assessing Constructive Learning with Technology.show more

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