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ERIC Number: EJ835335
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 10
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1195-4353
Transitioning from Traditional Classroom Training to Laptop-Facilitated Learning: Responding to the Orientations and Preferences of the Net Generation
Munro, Carolin Rekar
College Quarterly, v9 n1 Win 2006
With computer technology permeating the academic landscape, and the Net Generation dominating the academic scene, educators are called to reflect on and reconfigure curriculum design, facilitation, and evaluation to align with the e-learning era and learners' orientations and preferences. The purpose of this article is to present research findings about the transitioning experiences of the Net Generation in the college system as they move from traditional classroom training to laptop-facilitated learning, and to discuss implications for practice. Proposed is an e-learning transition model designed to help educators integrate laptop-based learning into the curriculum architecture. (Contains 1 figure.)
Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology. 1750 Finch Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario M2J 2X5, Canada. Tel: 416-491-5050; Fax: 905-479-4561; Web site: http://www.collegequarterly.ca
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada