ERIC Number: ED456797
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
TAP into Learning, Fall-Winter 2000.
Burns, Mary; Dimock, Vicki; Martinez, Danny
TAP into Learning, v2 n3, v3 n1-2 Fall-Win 2000
This document consists of the final three issues of "TAP into Learning" (Technology Assistance Program). The double fall issue focuses on knowledge construction and on using multimedia applications in the classroom. Contents include: "Knowledge Under Construction"; "Hegel and the Dialectic"; "Implications for Teaching and Learning"; "How Can Technology Help in the Developmental Process?"; "Type I and Type II Applications"; "Children's Ways of Learning and the Evolution of the Personal Computer"; "Classroom Example: Trial of Julius Caesar's Murderers and Court Case Website"; "Glossary of World Wide Web Terms"; "Hypermedia: What Do I Need To Use Thought Processing Software?"; and "What Do I Need To Make a Web Page in My Class?" The winter issue, "Learning as an Active and Reflective Process," focuses on the process of learning and on using video in the classroom. Contents include: "Action + Reflection = Learning"; "Paulo Freire and Education for Critical Consciousness"; "Combining Action and Reflection in the Classroom"; "Video Documentaries: Stories from the Past"; "Storytelling in a Digital Age"; "Getting Connected"; "Screenwriting Software"; "Video Editing Software"; and "Is There a Low-Tech Alternative to All of This Video Editing and Screenplay Software?" Both fall and winter issues present a framework for constructivism, highlighting six principles that were distilled from a variety of sources on constructivism, brain research, and education research as well as Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL) staff members' experiences as teachers, learners, and observers in classrooms. Both issues include an annotated list of electronic resources. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Constructivism (Learning), Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Hypermedia, Interactive Video, Learning, Learning Activities, Multimedia Instruction, Multimedia Materials, Visual Aids
For full text: http://www.sedl.org/tap/newsletters/.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Information and Technology, Syracuse, NY.