Search results for: Students’ participation
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In this paper, an initial theory of online learning as online participation is suggested. It is argued that online learner participation (1) is a complex process of taking part and maintaining relations with others,(2) is supported by physical and psychological tools, (3) is not synonymous with talking or writing, and(4) is supported by all kinds of engaging activities. The implication of the theory is straightforward: If we want to enhance online learning, we need to enhance online learner participation.
Updated: Nov. 30, 2008
In this article the possibility of developing authentic project work in a sixth-grade classroom of a Venezuelan school is examined, by means of action research (AR) methodology. Two AR cycles with two different projects were carried out. The results show that on the one hand student participation increased in all stages of the project work. On the other hand, students encountered some difficulties carrying out empirical research activities and also relating them to theoretical content, although progress in this regard was made.
Updated: Oct. 05, 2008
The article describes reflections of student teacher volunteers in shelters, following hurricanes Katrina and Rita. The student teachers' comments showed their greater understanding of the impact the crisis of the hurricanes left on the children's lives. In addition, the students developed a stronger sense of community and learned about flexibility and supervision in early childhood education.
Updated: Jan. 22, 2008
Students in the Physiotherapy Programme carried out a group project in their final year of studies. The objectives of the project were that the students learn and appreciate the process and activities involved in research, acquire deeper understanding of a topic in their professional interest, learn to work as a team, manage their own time, collaborate with others and produce a meaningful report. In the case of group work, usually the written report is assessed and the same mark is given to all members.
Updated: Jan. 14, 2008