Browse Faculty and Staff Research and Scholarship - Library and Information Science by Author "Bruce, Bertram C."

  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2010-06-15)
    Inquiry-based teaching means engaging students in active learning based on their own experiences & questions. The inquiry cycle of asking, investigating, creating, discussing, & reflecting enables a deeper, more meaningful ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (Scholastic, 1994)
    New information technologies–such as computers, high-capacity, random-access data storage devices, tools for graphics creation and display, audio and video recorders, and communication networks–have altered the ways we ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (Cambridge University Press, 1993)
    We view an innovation as the manifestation of a set of beliefs and values about change. Thus when we refer to the innovation, we include not only pieces of software or hardware, but also all of those documents and practices ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Graber, Kim (2007-02-03)
    The projects developed by the research teams foster inquiry and leadership for the improvement of student learning and reflective teaching. They expand conceptions of learning and teaching by linking to the community, ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Davidson, Judith (1996)
    Despite the emphasis in recent reading research on comprehension strategies, applications, and interpretations, a focus on reading often leads to highlighting reading as a set of skills rather than as a tool for inquiry ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (2009)

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (IEEE Technical Committee on Learning Technology, 2001-01)
    The Inquiry Page is a web site for collaborative curriculum development. It supports a range of activities in which educators are encouraged to investigate, create, discuss, and reflect. Teachers inquire through their ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Bishop, Ann Peterson; Robins, Jenny (International Society of the Learning Sciences, 2002-01-07)
    Learn about participatory design by engaging in an examination of the Inquiry Page; learn how to use it and related tools to support teaching and learning in diverse communities--schools, universities, libraries, museums, ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Bishop, Ann Peterson; Heidorn, P. Bryan; Lunsford, Karen J.; Poulakos, Steven; Won, Mihye (American Library Association, 2003-01)
    Some may think of the unveiling a digital library (DL) as an end point. Yet, even though lesson plans may be provided with it, a DL only potentially affords meaningful learning opportunities. Unfortunately, the better a ...

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  • Comstock, Sharon; Bruce, Bertram C.; Harnisch, Delwyn (Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, 2003-06)
    This session trains teachers and learners in the Inquiry Page, a free, web-based, knowledge-building tool that facilitates and fosters real-world application of inquiry-based learning across subject areas (www.inquiry.uiuc.edu). ...

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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. (Springer, 2007)
    Interlude in technology section of handbook on research in arts education.

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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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  • Gretencord, Timnah Card; Jeong, Seong-Hoon; Mendoza, Karyn; Lin, Ching-Chiu; Serbanuta, Claudia; Cruz-Santiago, Michelle; Lowe, Laura; Bishop, Ann Peterson; Bruce, Bertram C. (Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007-11)
    "Learning at the border" has two meanings here. First, it refers to learning—the formal or informal practices of altering participant knowledge and selfhood—that occurs in border settings that exist between the highly-structured ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (Department of Education, University of Cyprus, 2008)

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Gee, James Paul; MIchaels, Sarah (Education Development Center, 1989)
    Literacy is a prerequisite for full participation in a modern, technological society. For the nation, broad-based literacy is a prerequisite for the effective functioning of democratic institutions at home and for ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C.; Peyton, Joy Kreeft (1999-12)
    Electronic communication networks are in wide use for college-level language and writing instruction and are being adopted for use in elementary and secondary school classes. Teachers use network-based approaches to ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (Official Journal of The Literacy Research Association, formerly The National Reading Conference, 1997)
    Underlying both the excitement and the un- ease about technology are deeper issues about lit- eracy and its relation to the physical world, the na- ture of knowledge, social change, linguistics, aesthetics, and morality. ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (University of Notre Dame, 1976)
    In computer question answering and problem solving programs many of the questions of modal and tense logics appear as practical design problems. One problem of particular interest appears when we allow events to have ...

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  • Bruce, Bertram C. (Peter Lang, 2004)
    We learn whenever we attempt to make sense of experiences. Thus, learning occurs alone or in groups; at home, at work, and at play; in face-to-face settings, as well as online and on television; in natural and in constructed ...

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