Coding Electronic Discussion to Promote Critical Thinking: A Cross-Curricular Teacher Education Approach PROCEEDINGS
Joanne Pelletier, Margaret Brown, Gregory MacKinnon, Acadia University, Canada
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-44-0 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
Acadia University in Nova Scotia,
Canada offers unparalleled opportunities to
conduct action research on the
innovative use of instructional
technologies. This laptop
institution (the first in Canada)
supplies some 4000 students with
anytime-anywhere campus access
through the use of networked
A20m IBM laptop computers. The
School of Education, as a teacher
training facility, is particularly
interested in the pedagogical
applications of computers to
classrooms. This paper provides
the framework for an institutional
session on the evolving use of
electronic discussion groups.
Pelletier, J., Brown, M. & MacKinnon, G. (2002). Coding Electronic Discussion to Promote Critical Thinking: A Cross-Curricular Teacher Education Approach. In D. Willis, J. Price & N. Davis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2002--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 1372-1374). Nashville, Tennessee, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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