Browse by Subject "Inquiry"

  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2007)
    This is a new initiative at UIUC developed by the 2006-07 Distinguished Teacher-Scholars, Bertram (Chip) Bruce and Kim Graber, with support from the Office of the Provost and the Center for Teaching Excellence. We define ...

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  • Wolske, Martin; Johnson, Eric; Adams, Paul (Centre for Community Networking Research, Coulfield School of IT, Monash University, 2010-01)
    Community Technology Centers (CTCs) and Telecentres provide critical access to Information and Communications Technology (ICT) resources where inequities exist. Additionally, a range of examples exist in which such centers ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2008-06)
    Stories are how we make sense of experiences, thus providing the historical sense of life. To paraphrase Dewey, extracting at each present time the full meaning of each present experience enables us to do the same for our ...

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  • Bishop, Ann Peterson; Bruce, Bertram C.; Jones, M. Cameron (2006)
    This paper presents the integration of community informatics with the theory and practice of community inquiry, describing community-based projects in which people simultaneously learn about their community and the production ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Levin, James A. (1997)
    We describe a new way of classifying uses of educational technologies, based on a four-part division suggested years ago by John Dewey: inquiry, communication, construction, and expression. This taxonomy is compared to ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2006-06)
    Finding information, especially accurate, timely, and relevant information, is increasingly important in nearly all human endeavors. Accordingly, numerous studies have examined the processes information seekers employ, as ...

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  • Houseal, Ana K. (2010-05-19)
    Engaging elementary students in science through inquiry-based methodologies is at the center of science education reform efforts (AAAS, 1989, NRC 1996, 2000). Through scientific problem solving, students can learn that ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2010-11-01)
    How might ideas from pragmatism lead us to reconsider information literacy? Following an introduction to pragmatism, community inquiry, and modes of reading, this presentation considers three examples: (1) a study of digital ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2010-03-05)
    Can the notion of individual inquiry be extended to community inquiry, in which driving questions, modes of investigation, concrete action, collaboration, and reflection derive from community processes? If so, how can that ...

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  • Comstock, Sharon; Bruce, Bertram C. (Illinois Reading Council, 2003)
    Poetry is a journey, one that can be undertaken in the spirit of play and inquiry. Sharon used the concept of exploratory play to create an experiential poetry workshop for children grades 3-5 that would allow for the ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Levin, James A. (Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2003)
    New information and communications technologies such as computers and electronic networks are now being used in all facets of teaching the English language arts. These applications include word processors, tutoring programs, ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Bishop, Ann Peterson (Crane, 2001)
    Peirce's idea (1868) of a community of inquiry is more relevant today than notions of an invariant curriculum or conventional modes of instruction. In order to foster such a community, we have employed web-based communication ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2010-10-28)
    Can young people learn how to use information and communication technologies (ICTs) for community building, thus becoming active sustainers of their own communities? In our Youth Community Informatics project

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