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The Effects of Expert Stories on Sixth Grade Students’ Achievement and Problem Solving in Hypermedia-supported Authentic Learning Environments(HALE)
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 112–118
An issue concerning school-based learning is the difficulty many students experience in applying what they have learned to everyday situations. Authentic learning environments such as problem-based learning have been proposed as a way to provide...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) p. 432
Alien Rescue is a hypermedia program that draws on the principles of problem-based learning to engage students in grades 5 and 6 in an inquiry approach to science learning. Its science fiction premise takes students to a newly operational...
The Effect of Hypermedia Delivered Modeling On Learners’ Self-Directed Study during Problem-Based Learning
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 1999 (1999) pp. 1212–1213
Problem-based learning (PBL) is an instructional approach that uses problems as the stimulus and focus for student activity (Baud & Feletti,1991). Research suggests that PBL may help students develop the skills necessary to pursue learning...
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 40, No. 2 (2008) pp. 201–216
Despite the growing popularity of robotics competitions such as FIRST LEGO League, robotics activities are typically not found in regular K-12 classrooms. We speculate that, among other reasons, limited adoption is due to the lack of empirical...