IDN*527 - Society, Culture and Learning

(3 cr.) This course investigates a number of learning paradigms commonly applied to digital resources for instruction, including problem-based learning, cognitive apprenticeship, distributed cognition, anchored instruction and computer-supported collaborative learning. Social and cultural influences on design and implementation of digital resources are discussed. The class examines a range of resources and deconstructs them to analyze the paradigms and influences that shape them. Readings include theoretical and philosophical material as well as empirical studies. Every Year, Spring

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