Technology Perspectives in Education Nicholas C. Burbules Computer Associates Lisle Illinois July 11, 2002 Introduction: Distance education vs. Online education
Nicholas C. Burbules
July 11, 2002
The use of new ICT in education is not just a matter of distance education, a term that has become an anachronism. Online education raises a host of new issues about who is in a class; who is teaching the class; and where and when it is meeting as a class.
Teaching as design
John Seely Brown: Growing Up Digital
Brent Wilson: Constructivism and Instructional Design
Constructivist views of learning
Jim Levin and Cynthia Ching (syllabus)
Brent Wilson: Constructivist Learning on the Web
Knowledge is constructed by humans.
Knowledge is conjectural and fallible.
Knowledge grows through exposure.
The relationship of content, interest, and motivation.
Bruce and Levin, 1997
Rethinking the “virtual” learning space