Evaluating Multimedia-Learning Tools Based on Authentic Research Data that Teach Biology Concepts and Environmental Stewardship
Jacqueline McLaughlin, Daniel Arbeider, Pennsylvania State University, Lehigh Valley, United States
CITE Journal Volume 8, Number 1, ISSN 1528-5804 Publisher: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education, Waynesville, NC USA
High school science teachers and students need interactive, multimedia research-based learning objects that (a) support standards-based teaching, (b) enforce complex thinking and problem solving, (c) embrace research skills, (d) include appropriate assessments to measure student performance, and (e) show "real-world" uses. To meet these five criteria, the CHANCE modules have been purposefully designed to allow students to "learn how things work" using real-world research data. These modules pace students through images and text that help them to interpret biological and ecological principles. Indeed, each module has been carefully field tested with practicing in-service and preservice science teachers and real students to assure its effectiveness. Notably, the integration of authentic scientific research with sequenced, interactive computer simulations create a solid curriculum base of national interest that has laid the groundwork for additional materials collections that capitalize on the resources of communities that surround schools in particular regions of the country.
McLaughlin, J. & Arbeider, D. (2008). Evaluating Multimedia-Learning Tools Based on Authentic Research Data that Teach Biology Concepts and Environmental Stewardship. Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 8(1), 45-64. Waynesville, NC USA: Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education.
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