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ERIC Number: ED327931
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 78
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Collaborative Classroom: Reconnecting Teachers and Learners, Video Conference 3. Restructuring To Promote Learning in America's Schools, A Guidebook.
Tinzmann, Margaret Banker; And Others
The extension of the new thinking curriculum into the classroom suggests that the redefinition of learning requires a collaborative classroom. Provided in this third guidebook in a series of nine video conferences is an elaboration on the definition of classroom collaboration, a description of classroom characteristics and student and teacheer roles, a summary of relevant research, a discussion of issues related to instructional innovation, and a presentation of examples of collaborative teaching methods. Characteristics of a collaborative classroom include shared knowledge and authority among teachers and students, teachers as mediators, and heterogeneous student groupings. Also included are pre- and post-conference activities, a program evaluation, essays and school-based activities highlighting teleconference topics, information about other video conferences in the series and computer forums, course credit information, a list of supplementary materials, 58 references and 3 video sources, and a list of 9 regional resources. Presenters' biographical information is given. (LMI)
PBS Video, 1320 Braddock Place, Alexandria, VA 22314 and NCREL, 295 Emroy Ave., Elmhurst, IL 60126.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Public Broadcasting Service, Washington, DC.; North Central Regional Educational Lab., Elmhurst, IL.
Note: For other guidebooks in this nine-volume series, see EA 022 574-582.