BUILDING VIRTUAL LEARNING COMMUNITY WITH AUTHENTIC PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING ACTIVITIES - For Exploring Emerging Science and Technology

Satoru Fujitani, Tadayuki Kishimoto, Kumiko Iwazaki

Abstract

The authors have worked with developing and evaluating educational programs dealing with emerging scientific and technological. The programs promote collaborative learning activities that research and examine emerging science and technology through interfacing between middle and high school students with volunteers via websites. Upon abstracting empirical knowledge from the actual experiences of high school club activities and evaluating the effectiveness of the information system, the learners took the initiative in uploading what they had learned from their club activities to the websites, received necessary information from the explanations and queries of the waiting online volunteers, and were ultimately able to translate that into such activities as presentations on that basis.

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Fujitani S., Kishimoto T. and Iwazaki K. (2007). BUILDING VIRTUAL LEARNING COMMUNITY WITH AUTHENTIC PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING ACTIVITIES - For Exploring Emerging Science and Technology . In Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 3: WEBIST, ISBN 978-972-8865-79-5, pages 346-351. DOI: 10.5220/0001281703460351


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@conference{webist07,
author={Satoru Fujitani and Tadayuki Kishimoto and Kumiko Iwazaki},
title={BUILDING VIRTUAL LEARNING COMMUNITY WITH AUTHENTIC PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING ACTIVITIES - For Exploring Emerging Science and Technology},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 3: WEBIST,},
year={2007},
pages={346-351},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001281703460351},
isbn={978-972-8865-79-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies - Volume 3: WEBIST,
TI - BUILDING VIRTUAL LEARNING COMMUNITY WITH AUTHENTIC PROBLEM-BASED LEARNING ACTIVITIES - For Exploring Emerging Science and Technology
SN - 978-972-8865-79-5
AU - Fujitani S.
AU - Kishimoto T.
AU - Iwazaki K.
PY - 2007
SP - 346
EP - 351
DO - 10.5220/0001281703460351