Drama, Theater and E-learning

Philip, Robyn & Nicholls, Jennifer (2010) Drama, Theater and E-learning. In Kinuthia, Wanjira & Marshall, Stewart (Eds.) Cases 'n' Places: Global Cases in Educational and Performance Technology. IAP-Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, NC, pp. 223-232.

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Abstract

Practitioners in the field of educational technology require a high level of problem solving, critical thinking, and interpersonal skills to deal with learning issues that are often complex and multidimensional Unfortunately, there are few opportunities for providers of learning services and learners to practice authentic instructional design or educational technology as part of their academic preparation and/​or training.

When learners interact with case studies through reasoning and problem solving, learning takes place through the process of analysis, synthesis, application, and evaluation In particular, case studies that use story telling to reflect problem situations in real-life create an authentic learning environment for learners This book provides the material that learners can use to interact, reason and apply their problem solving skills in realistic and engaging cases Because of the interdisciplinary and multidis-ciplinary nature of the field and the cases, this book is useful not just in educational technology, but also in other fields An online "Facilitator Guide" is provided for each chapter for teachers and trainers using this book with their learners.

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ID Code: 98914
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: drama, theatre, elearning, case studies, educational technology, HERN, HERN
ISBN: 9781607523154
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Creative Arts Media and Communication Curriculum and Pedagogy (130201)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Technology and Computing (130306)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Teacher Education & Leadership
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Deposited On: 29 Sep 2016 22:50
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2016 03:53

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