ERIC Number: EJ663109
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Two Kinds of Scaffolding: The Dialectical Process within the Authenticity-Generalizability (A-G) Continuum.
Der-Thanq, Chen; David, Hung W. L.
Educational Technology & Society, v5 n4 p148-53 Oct 2002
Discusses problems relating to situated cognition and cognitivist approaches to learning and instruction. Contends that authenticity and generalizability are compatible; introduces the notion of the authenticity-Generalizability (A-G) continuum, where the emphasis should be scaffolding within the continuum; and proposes two kinds of information technology scaffolds. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Generalization, Information Technology, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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