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A tool-mediated cognitive apprenticeship approach for a computer engineering course

Murray, Sarah and Ryan, James and Pahl, Claus (2003) A tool-mediated cognitive apprenticeship approach for a computer engineering course. In: International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies ICALT'2003, 9-11 Jul 2003, Athens, Greece.

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Abstract

Teaching database engineers involves a variety of learning activities. A strong focus is on practical problems that go beyond the acquisition of knowledge. Skills and experience are equally important. We propose a virtual apprenticeship model for the knowledge- and skillsoriented Web-based education of database students. We adapt the classical cognitive apprenticeship theory to the Web context utilising scaffolding and activity theory. The choice of educational media and the forms of student interaction with the media are central success criteria.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Conference
Refereed:Yes
Subjects:Computer Science > Interactive computer systems
Social Sciences > Educational technology
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Engineering and Computing > School of Computing
Published in:Proc. International Conference on Advanced Learning Technologies ICALT'2003. . IEEE .
Publisher:IEEE
Copyright Information:© 2003 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other users, including reprinting/ republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted components of this work in other works.
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:16535
Deposited On:10 Oct 2011 15:24 by Claus Pahl. Last Modified 10 Oct 2011 15:24

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