Tag : design

classroom vs studio [edit]

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Written by on Oct. 11, 2012 .

Name: classroom vs studio

The following comparison indicates the expected changes when we move from classroom setup to a studio setup.

Same agevariable age
Same sourcevariable sources
Same timevariable time
Same placedifferent places
Same curriculumdiffrent curricula
product orientedprocess oriented
Teacher-studentpeer to peer (p2p)
Same examno distinct assessment
Students are consumersproducers
Designed for effective delivery of lectures and degreesdesigned for production and display
Learning is passiveactive
student-2-student communication is prohibitedcollaboration is a virtue
Even concrete things are made abstractabstract things are concretized

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Bringing learning closer to life [edit]

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Written by on Oct. 11, 2012 .

Name: Bringing learning closer to life

This is the outline of the talk I planned for delivering in a panel discussion on "connecting life and learning" in a seminar on responses to the crisis in education. I will expand each of the sections below to make an essay. If you like to join with me in collaborating, keeping the framework intact, you are more than welcome to collaborate. If you like to change the design of the page, let us discuss, or you may want to create your won wikipage and invite others to collaborate.

Classroom life has become farther from living

Disconnected life

Increased alienation ...

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metaStudio.org: its design principles [edit]

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Written by on Aug. 26, 2012 .

Name: metaStudio.org: its design principles

A hybrid site

The site uses hybrid technology from a web engineering point of view. It uses Web 2.0, forthcoming semantic web and social networking and collaboration models. It will have a collection of studios (collaborative workspaces) to make digital cultural products, record the process of making, display the outcome, obtain feedback from the members of the community, evaluate or rate them collaboratively.

metaStudio is not a mere collection of disconnected studios. The outcomes of each studio can not only be interconnected by hyperlinks, as in traditional world wide web, but can also be networked with named links, resulting ...

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