Integration of Varied Cognitive Activities in a Multimedia Environment. The PHYLOGENE Example.
Dominique Lenne, Monique Dupuis, Institut National De Recherche Pédagogique, France ; Jean-François Rodes, Iufm De Versailles, France ; Naoum Salame, Institut National De Recherche Pédagogique, France
EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Montreal, Canada ISBN 978-1-880094-40-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC
This paper describes PHYLOGENE, a multimedia open environment we designed for evolutionary biology teaching and learning. The progressive approach of evolution it implements, relies on a set of biologic, anatomic, morphologic and molecular data and allows different articulated activities from observation to evolutionary trees construction, including comparison, selection and classing of animal species and characters. All these activities provide the students with multiple entries at different teaching level. The main feature of PHYLOGENE is that it combines on one hand an hypermedia environment enabling navigation among documents describing species and their characters, and on the other hand, analysis tools enabling to select, class and organize the hypermedia explored data. It provides thus as well knowledge exposition as learning activities that encourage an active involvement of the learner. We argue for the interest of such multimedia open environments in science learning.
Lenne, D., Dupuis, M., Rodes, J.F. & Salame, N. (2000). Integration of Varied Cognitive Activities in a Multimedia Environment. The PHYLOGENE Example. In J. Bourdeau & R. Heller (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2000--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 1417-1418). Montreal, Canada: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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