Student-centered Vs. Teacher- centered Student-Centered Inquiry based learning Teacher designer and facilitator Teacher creates a problem for students to solve Identifies possible resources Creates activities Guides student learning Teacher-centered Drill and practice learning Teacher is main focus Teacher lectures and demonstrates Technology is used to reinforce Rote learning
Has five unique steps –C–Computer functions –D–Data manipulation –A–Activities after use of computers –A–Activities prior to using computers –A–Activities while at the computer
Computer Functions & Objectives Objective states what they will learn. Computer functions matches the verb in the objective. –V–Verb = computer function –E–Examples Write matches word processing Analyze matches spreadsheets Identify matches database Design matches draw
Data Manipulation Collecting the data What the students do with the data Examples –D–Draw –G–Graph –S–Sort the data
Computer activities Prior activities –S–Students planning List items Organize data Prepare a rough draft Post activities –L–Lead to analysis of results –P–Presentation
Computer Activities While at the computer –G–Go hand in hand with prior activities –W–What they are going to do Writing their reports Looking up vocabulary terms Organize data in spreadsheet Graph results
Resources Dewitt, Kristen L., (2008). Michigan Students Unplugged Freedom to Learn. Rabbit Web Design. Retrieved August 30, 2010, from http://www.juddweb.net/integrating computers.pdf Morrison, G. R. & Lowther, D. L. (2010). Integrating Computer Technology into the Classroom. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc. (2010). NTeQ. Retrieved from http://www.utm.edu/staff/mspaulding/311/31 1nteqform.html#anchor496703
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