ERIC Number: EJ590010
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Software for Managing Complex Learning: Examples from an Educational Psychology Course.
Schwartz, Daniel L.; Brophy, Sean; Lin, Xiaodong; Bransford, John D.
Educational Technology Research and Development, v47 n2 p39-59 1999
Describes a software shell, STAR.Legacy, designed to guide attempts to help students learn from case, problem, and project-based learning. STAR.Legacy supports the integration of four types of learning environments: learner-centered, knowledge-centered, assessment-centered, and community-centered. Describes how a STAR.Legacy constructed for an educational psychology course helped preservice teachers design and learn about effective inquiry-based instruction. (Contains 43 references.) (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Development, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Environment, Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Higher Education, Inquiry, Instructional Design, Instructional Development, Learner Controlled Instruction, Preservice Teachers, Problem Based Learning, Problem Solving, Student Projects
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A