The GlobalEd 2 Project: Expanding the Science and Literacy Curricular Space
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Brown, S., Lawless, K. & Boyer, M. (2009). The GlobalEd 2 Project: Expanding the Science and Literacy Curricular Space. In T. Bastiaens et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (pp. 160-164). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
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World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (ELEARN) 2009
October 26, 2009
Theo Bastiaens, Jon Dron & Cindy Xin
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The GlobalEd 2 Project utilizes educational technologies available in middle school classrooms to build a PBL environment embedded in social studies classrooms as an expanded curricular application aimed at increasing instructional time devoted to science and persuasive writing in a virtual environment. Over 400 students from two different states in urban and suburban locations participate in a 5-week web-based simulation focused on negotiating international agreements on water resources. Data is collected on pre- and post-testing on writing skills, and self-efficacy related to science, writing, social studies and technology.
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