Monthly Archives: October 2009

Collaboration Within and Among Minds

The following quotes are taken from Chapter 2 in CSCL: Theory and Practice of an Emerging Paradigm.  This chapter is titled “Collaboration Within and Among Minds: Mastering Complexity, Individually and in Group” written by Paul Feltovich, Rand Spiro, Richard Coulson, … Continue reading

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“Cognitive Flexibilty and Hypertext”

The following is from Chapter 7 of the Rex and Spiro book “Cognition, education and multimedia.”  This chapter, titled “Cognitive Flexibility and Hypertext: Theory and Technology for the Nonlinear and Multidimensional Traversal of Complex Subject Matter” was written by Rand … Continue reading

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“Living and Learning with New Media”

The following quotes are taking from a November 2008 MacArthur Foundation report on Digital Media and Learning titled “Living and Learning with New Media: Summary of Findings from the Digital Youth Project”, authored by Ito, Horst, Bittanti, boyd, Herr-Stephenson, Lange, … Continue reading

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“Elements of Experience Design”

Here are some quote from my reading of “Elements of Experience Design” by Nathan Shedroff, which you can find online here http://www.peachpit.com/articles/article.aspx?p=23343 I enjoyed this article, as you’ll see by the number of clips I’m including here. I’m not sure … Continue reading

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Critique of Panwapa and Math Doodles

Panwapa Perhaps, if I were five to seven years old, I might have liked this site better, but the fact is that I didn’t like this site at all.  It did not seem well designed and I’d be surprised if … Continue reading

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“Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture”

The following quotes are from Henry Jenkin’s MacArthur report titled “Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century” “A participatory culture is a culture with relatively low barriers to artistic expression and civic engagement, strong support … Continue reading

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Final Project – First Pass

Dixie, Jon and I will be working on our final project together.  We have not had a chance to talk about this much yet, so the ideas listed here are my primary thoughts and this project may end up looking … Continue reading

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“Making Learning Fun: Quest Atlantis, A Game Without Guns”

Following are clips from the Barab, Thomas, Dodge, Carteaux, and Tuzun article “Making Learning Fun: Quest Atlantic, A Game Without Guns”, published in 2005.  After the clips is an annotated bibliography. “Jenkins (cited in Laurel, 2002) suggested that children today … Continue reading

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“Cognitive Apprenticeship”

The following are clips I’ve highlighted from the Alan Collins, John Seely Brown, and Susan E. Newman article “Cognitive Apprenticeship: Teaching the Crafts of reading, Writing, and Mathematics”  Following the clips you will find an annotated bibliography. “Only in the … Continue reading

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“Situated Cognition and the Culture of Learning”

This article, by John Seely Brown, Alan Collins, and Paul Duguid, was published in v18 of Educational Researcher, in 1989.  First will be quotes from the article I found interesting or important followed by an annotated bibliography.  The reference lists … Continue reading

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