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Using interactive comics for energy -education through the web PROCEEDINGS

, TUT/DMI/Hypermedialaboratory, Finland

EdMedia + Innovate Learning, in Norfolk, VA USA ISBN 978-1-880094-42-6 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC

Abstract

This article introduces Energy!, which is a hypermedia based open learning environment
accessible through the computer networks. Energy! is a product of a pilot project called Energy for
Schools. The pilot project was organised in 2000 by the Hypermedia Laboratory of the Digital Media
Institute, Tampere University of Technology. The target group of Energy! are the learners aged 13-18
studying energy issues. This article firstly describes the background to the Energy for Schools pilot.
Secondly it presents the technical platform, A&O, which was used in Energy! The article goes on to
introduce the Energy! learning environment; its pedagogical background, and its various content
materials. Finally, the article reports the learning experiment and its main results. In conclusion an
evaluation of the role of technology -based learning environments in energy-education is presented.

Citation

Pesonen, K. (2001). Using interactive comics for energy -education through the web. In C. Montgomerie & J. Viteli (Eds.), Proceedings of ED-MEDIA 2001--World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications (pp. 1482-1488). Norfolk, VA USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved July 18, 2018 from .

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