Modeling with Technology: Mindtools for Conceptual Change / Edition 3

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Overview

Well-known for addressing the use of computers to foster critical-thinking and problem solving, this text was written to teach current and future teachers how to better engage learners more mindfully and meaningfully in the process of learning. Available now in it's Third Edition, it focuses on how to use technology to support meaningful learning through model building, providing powerful strategies for engaging, supporting, and assessing coonceptual change in learners.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131703452
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 11/16/2005
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 351,783
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

PART I MODELING FOR CONCEPTUAL CHANGE

Chapter 1 Meaningful Learning: Conceptual Change and Development

Chapter 2 Model-Building with Mindtools

Chapter 3 Assessing Learning by Modeling

PART II MODELING PHENOMENA

Chapter 4 Modeling Domain Knowledge

Chapter 5 Modeling Systems

Chapter 6 Modeling Problems

Chapter 7 Modeling Experiences: Capturing and Indexing Stories

Chapter 8 Modeling Thinking by Building Cognitive Simulations

PART III MODELING TOOLS (MINDTOOLS)

Chapter 9 Modeling with Databases

Chapter 10 Modeling with Semantic Networks: Building Concept Maps

Chapter 11 Modeling with Spreadsheets

Chapter 12 Modeling with Expert Systems

Chapter 13 Modeling with System and Population Dynamics Tools

Chapter 14 Modeling with Teachable Agents and Direct Manipulation Environments

Chapter 15 Modeling with Visualization Tools

Chapter 16 Modeling with Hypermedia

Chapter 17 Modeling with Constraint-Based Conferences

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