The computer as the Teacher’s ToolGroup:Renmart, Basilio D.De Los Reyes, Kimberly M.Montemayor, jaime.Julie, Lianco
THE COMPUTER AS THE TEACHER’S TOOL In the pervious lesson, we saw the computer can act as a tutor, particularly along a behaviorist and cognativist approach to learning. contructivism was introduce by piaget, (1981) and burbner (1990)yhey give stress to knowledge discovery of new meaning/concepts/principles in the learning prosess.
Learning framework Constructivism Social constructivismAssumption Knowledge is constructed by Knowledge constructed the individual within a social contextDefinition of Learning Students build there own Students build knowledge learning influence by the social contextLearning strategies Gather organize information Exchange and share from to create new idea, stimulates thinking concept/principleGeneral orientation Personal discovery students discuss and discover meaningExample 8*5-8+8+8+8+8 Two alternative job offers Option 1-8 hrs./day For 6 days/week Option 2 -9 hrs./day for 5 days/week
Information ToolThe computer can provide vast amount of information in various forms, such as text, graphics, sounds and video. Even multimedia encyclopedia are today available on the internet.
Constructivist ToolThe computer itself can be used formanipulating information.Visualizing, one’s understanding, andbuilding new knowledge.
Co- Constructive ToolStudents can used constructive toolsto work cooperatively and construct ashare understanding of newknowledge.
Situating Tool By means of virtual reality (Rs) extension system, the computer can create 3-D images on display to give the user the feeling that are situated in a virtual environment
Examples of Situating System. Multi-User Domains or Dungeons (MUDs) Mud object Oriented (MOO’s). And Multi-User Shared. Hallucinate (MUSHs)
MUDs andMOOS aremainly text basevirtual realityenvironments onthe internet.
The computer’s capabilitiesGiven its present day speed, flexibility andsophistication, the computer can provideaccess to informationBased on the two learning theorist, theteacher can employ the computer as a/an:An information toolA communication toolAS co-constructive toolA situating tool