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CONTENT EXPLORATION TASKS & TOOLS Week 6
TOOLS vs TASKS <ul><li>WHAT ARE THEY? </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE? </li></ul>
WHAT IS A TOOL & task? <ul><li>A  tool  is: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>an instrument used for doing work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul...
ABOUT OUR CATEGORIES <ul><li>We have five categories of tasks that we explore in W200 Unit 2* </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Conten...
ABOUT OUR CATEGORIES <ul><li>We have categorized our tasks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not exclusive, categories can overlap </l...
TOOLS FOR VARIOUS TASKS:  FIVE MAIN CATEGORIES This week, we will start with this category...
DEFINITION <ul><li>Content Exploration Tasks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Helps students/teachers obtain knowledge of the content...
KNOWLEDGE IS THE PURPOSE OF THE TOOL FOR CONTENT EXPLORATION TASK Explore New Knowledge Review Knowledge Apply Knowledge
BREAKING DOWN CONTENT EXPLORATION TASKS A LITTLE MORE Explore New Knowledge Review Knowledge Apply Knowledge <ul><ul><li>1...
BREAKING DOWN CONTENT EXPLORATION TASKS A LITTLE MORE Explore New Knowledge Review Knowledge Apply Knowledge <ul><ul><li>1...
BREAKING DOWN CONTENT EXPLORATION TASKS A LITTLE MORE Explore New Knowledge Review Knowledge Apply Knowledge <ul><ul><li>1...
TYPES OF TOOL FOR  CONTENT EXPLORATION TASKS Least Complex Most Complex Reference Drill & Practice Tutorials Educational  ...
TYPES OF TOOL FOR  CONTENT EXPLORATION TASKS <ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Providing information for ...
TYPES OF TOOL FOR  CONTENT EXPLORATION TASKS <ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reinforce concepts </li></...
TYPES OF TOOL FOR  CONTENT EXPLORATION TASKS <ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Introduces new material </...
TYPES OF TOOL FOR  CONTENT EXPLORATION TASKS <ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Present and review content...
TYPES OF TOOL FOR  CONTENT EXPLORATION TASKS <ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Emulation of real thing, s...
FROG DISSECTION SIMULATION <ul><li>One more simulation using the Smartboard! </li></ul>
TYPES OF TOOL FOR  CONTENT EXPLORATION TASKS <ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provide opportunities to i...
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Sp2012_Week6_Part4_Content Exploration Tasks and Tools

  1. 1. CONTENT EXPLORATION TASKS & TOOLS Week 6
  2. 2. TOOLS vs TASKS <ul><li>WHAT ARE THEY? </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE? </li></ul>
  3. 3. WHAT IS A TOOL & task? <ul><li>A tool is: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>an instrument used for doing work </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>anything that helps you accomplish a goal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools can help your students do meaningful work </li></ul></ul><ul><li>A task is: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>An activity assigned with a goal in mind </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tasks use tools in certain ways to meet their goals </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. ABOUT OUR CATEGORIES <ul><li>We have five categories of tasks that we explore in W200 Unit 2* </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Content Exploration Tasks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Production Tasks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication Tasks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Collection and Analysis Tasks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Productivity Tasks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Let’s revisit the “Tasks” section of Case Analysis Project </li></ul><ul><li>* Click HERE for more info on the five types of tasks </li></ul>
  5. 5. ABOUT OUR CATEGORIES <ul><li>We have categorized our tasks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Not exclusive, categories can overlap </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tools can be used in more than one category </li></ul></ul><ul><li>It ’ s all about how you use a tool for a task </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Depends on who is using the tool (Student? Teacher?) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ex. You can view a PPT as a tool for teacher content exploration task or it can be treated as a tool for a student production task </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. TOOLS FOR VARIOUS TASKS: FIVE MAIN CATEGORIES This week, we will start with this category...
  7. 7. DEFINITION <ul><li>Content Exploration Tasks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Helps students/teachers obtain knowledge of the content (exploring new knowledge, reviewing knowledge, & applying knowledge) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Intro to Content Exploration Tasks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Video by a former W200 student! </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. KNOWLEDGE IS THE PURPOSE OF THE TOOL FOR CONTENT EXPLORATION TASK Explore New Knowledge Review Knowledge Apply Knowledge
  9. 9. BREAKING DOWN CONTENT EXPLORATION TASKS A LITTLE MORE Explore New Knowledge Review Knowledge Apply Knowledge <ul><ul><li>1. Textbook </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Science Lab </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. BREAKING DOWN CONTENT EXPLORATION TASKS A LITTLE MORE Explore New Knowledge Review Knowledge Apply Knowledge <ul><ul><li>1. Flash Cards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Cliff Notes </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. BREAKING DOWN CONTENT EXPLORATION TASKS A LITTLE MORE Explore New Knowledge Review Knowledge Apply Knowledge <ul><ul><li>1. Foreign Language Practice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Math Word Problems </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. TYPES OF TOOL FOR CONTENT EXPLORATION TASKS Least Complex Most Complex Reference Drill & Practice Tutorials Educational Games Simulations Open Ended Tools
  13. 13. TYPES OF TOOL FOR CONTENT EXPLORATION TASKS <ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Providing information for students </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Text; Image; Animation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>No significant interaction </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Low Tech (Instructional TV) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>High Tech ( YouTube , Wikipedia ) </li></ul></ul></ul>REFERENCE |Explores Knowledge|
  14. 14. TYPES OF TOOL FOR CONTENT EXPLORATION TASKS <ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reinforce concepts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Allows for feedback </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flashcard, Animation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Flash Card </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ex. OnLine FlashCard </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Typing Programs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Ex. OnLine Typing Program </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>DRILL & PRACTICE |Reviews Knowledge|
  15. 15. TYPES OF TOOL FOR CONTENT EXPLORATION TASKS <ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Introduces new material </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Instruction with practice and review </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Entire instructional sequence </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Content is presented and then evaluated whether content is learned (includes drill & practice) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Linear or Hypermedia </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rosetta Stone (Installed in the TTL) </li></ul></ul></ul>TUTORIAL |Explores / Reviews Knowledge|
  16. 16. TYPES OF TOOL FOR CONTENT EXPLORATION TASKS <ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Present and review content </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Content is packaged in a sequence of game rules </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Oregon Trail (IPAD Version) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Quest Atlantis </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reader Rabbit </li></ul></ul></ul>EDUCATIONAL GAMES |Reviews / Applies Knowledge|
  17. 17. TYPES OF TOOL FOR CONTENT EXPLORATION TASKS <ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Emulation of real thing, state of affairs or process </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Allows the user to see the impact of one ’s decisions and/or actions </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Models physical phenomena and hypothetical situations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Simulation builders </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Microworlds </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mars-Earth Orbits </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Simulation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SimCity </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>SIMULATION |Applies Knowledge|
  18. 18. FROG DISSECTION SIMULATION <ul><li>One more simulation using the Smartboard! </li></ul>
  19. 19. TYPES OF TOOL FOR CONTENT EXPLORATION TASKS <ul><ul><li>Purpose </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provide opportunities to interact with content </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tools to help students solve problems </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Format </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tool can be manipulated to accommodate various content areas </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Not necessarily a goal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Google SketchUp – VIDEO (Part I) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Google Earth – VIDEO (Historical Imagery) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Geometer Sketchpad – VIDEO (Understanding what GS is) </li></ul></ul></ul>OPEN ENDED TOOLS |Explores/Reviews / Applies Knowledge|

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