Course Description

Abstract:  New and improved technology offers unique opportunities to teach and assess students using methods that are easy, fun, and self-motivating.  Presenters will share their success in using this technology (laptop computers and digital cameras) in a cross-disciplinary Outdoor Education course.  Participants will complete an assigned project by construction a World Wide Web Page - in about one hour - complete with digital images.

The methods and processes presented for teaching, learning, and assessment are transferable to virtually any discipline.  In addition to elevated cognitive growth, this teaching and learning style encourages Outdoor activities, and promotes enthusiasm, collaborative learning, peer tutoring, and positive competition.

 

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