ERIC Number: ED498132
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Reference Count: 0
Reinventing Project-Based Learning: Your Field Guide to Real-World Projects in the Digital Age
Boss, Suzie; Krauss, Jane
International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)
"Reinventing Project-Based Learning" offers educators an accessible guide for maximizing the benefits of project-based learning in today's technology-rich learning environment. This reader-friendly book speaks directly to educators, administrators, and professional development specialists who want to transform learning into a more active, student-driven experience, using technology tools for inquiry, collaboration, and connection to the world beyond the classroom. Examples from educators in many different countries showcase this new vision of instructional design. Features of the book include: (1) a guided process for designing and implementing effective projects; (2) collaborative activities in each chapter, appropriate for shared reading, lesson study, and other professional development activities; and (3) A focus on the essential learning functions of digital tools, the Internet, and Web 2.0.
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Specialists, Global Approach, Instructional Design, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Opportunities, Educational Technology, Learning Activities, Student Projects, Teaching Methods, Inquiry, Cooperative Learning, Virtual Classrooms, Information Technology, Internet
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers; Administrators
Authoring Institution: International Society for Technology in Education, Eugene, OR.