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An Internet-Based Journal System for Learning [microform] / James M. Laffey, Dale Musser and Thomas Tupper
Bib ID 5625692
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Laffey, James M
 
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Description [Washington D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1998 
9 p. 
Summary

This paper describes an Interactive Shared Journal System (ISJS) that provides access, support, and sharing for the processes of learning to become a teacher. This system is a component of the undergraduate teacher education program at the University of Missouri-Columbia. ISJS is a flexible system for the development and support of learning communities, but in the context of the undergraduate teacher development program it can best be understood as enabling three key processes--access to Internet-based resources, capturing experiences, and sharing experiences. These processes are undertaken in the context of a community made up of four roles: administrators, who are responsible for the system; mentors, who are responsible for instruction and modeling; students, who are responsible for articulation of experiences; and guests, who have limited access to public information. Topics discussed include: technology infrastructure; access to resources; the organization and use of the journal system; and sharing experiences using an archive, live chat, and instructor-structured experiences distributed to individual students or to groups. Results of the pilot year of implementation and future plans are also covered. Four figures illustrate: the tools window; a list of journal entries; a sample journal entry showing text, links, an image, and a sound; and a system user profile window. (DLS)

Notes

ERIC Note: In: ED-MEDIA/ED-TELECOM 98 World Conference on Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia & World Conference on Educational Telecommunications. Proceedings (10th, Freiburg, Germany, June 20-25, 1998); see IR 019 307. Figures may not reproduce clearly.

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Access to Information.  |  Computer Assisted Instruction.  |  Computer Mediated Communication.  |  Computer System Design.  |  Educational Technology.  |  Higher Education.  |  Internet.  |  Journal Writing.  |  Preservice Teacher Education.  |  Student Journals.  |  Student Role.  |  Teacher Role.  |  Learning Communities  |  Technological Infrastructure University of Missouri Columbia
Form/genre Reports, Descriptive.  |  Speeches/Meeting Papers.
Other authors/contributors Musser, Dale, author  |  Tupper, Thomas, author
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