ERIC Number: EJ650806
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Information Equals Knowledge, Searching Equals Learning, and Hyperlinking Is Good Instruction: Myths about Learning from the World Wide Web.
Colaric, Susan; Jonassen, David
Computers in the Schools, v17 n3-4 p159-69 2001
Suggests that too much Web-based instruction assumes that the Web is a library that can be used to convey knowledge, that searching and finding information equals learning, and that hyperlinking is good instruction. Critiques these assumptions based on constructivism and offers instructional methods to counteract their effects. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Criticism, Information Seeking, Learning Strategies, Teaching Methods, Web Based Instruction
The Haworth Press, Inc., 10 Alice St., Binghamton, NY 13904-1580.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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