Collins and Halverson: Rethinking Education

Wednesday, 16 December 2009, 17:19 | Category : Education Technology
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Collins, A., Halverson, R., & Brown, J. S. (. (2009). Rethinking Education in the Age of Technology. New York, NY: Teachers College Pr.  Incompatibilities between Schooling and Technology Uniform learning vs. Customization Teacher as expert vs. Diverse sources Standardized assessment vs. Specialization Knowledge in head vs. Reliance on resources Coverage vs. Knowledge explosion Learning by [...]

Situated Cognition

Wednesday, 16 December 2009, 15:45 | Category : Education Technology
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Brown, J. S., Collins, A., & Duguid, P. (1989). Situated Cognition and the Culture of Learning. Educational Researcher, 18(1), 32-42. doi: 10.3102/0013189X018001032 Knowledge is situated, being in part a product of the activity, context, and culture in which it is developed and used. Conventional schooling often ignores the school culture and its’ influence on what [...]