Gerhard Fischer and Hal Eden: "Design, Learning, and Collaboration"–Spring Semester 2004
General Remark for all assignments –always remember the statement by Blaise Pascal:
"I have made this letter longer than
usual, because I lack the time to make it shorter."
Monday, January 26, 2004; 10am on the class website–max length: two pages
you can work as a group and submit one answer as a group (clearly
identifying the members of your group)
Read the article
Fischer, G. (1998) "Making Learning a Part of Life-Beyond the 'Gift-Wrapping'
Approach of Technology." Notes from 6/96 NSF Symposium on Learning and
Intelligent Systems available at: http://www.cs.colorado.edu/~l3d/presentations/gf-wlf/
Briefly discuss the following issues:
what did you find
interesting about the article?
not interesting about the article?
what do you consider the main message of the article?
click on one of the words in blue and see what happens?
is this feature useful?
in which other situations have you encountered this feature?
global learning theories and approaches
do you know any of the people mentioned in the diagrams:
select one of the six
in case you know something–write a paragraph what she/he has contributed to a deeper understanding
in case you do not know something, find out something about her/him
– write a paragraph what she/he
has contributed to a deeper understanding of learning?
identify one website (and mention the URL) which you consider interesting
and relevant for "learning." Write a one paragraph justification!