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RICH ENVIRONMENTS FOR ACTIVE LEARNING: A DEFINITION

RICH ENVIRONMENTS FOR ACTIVE LEARNING: A DEFINITION,Alt-j,R. Scott Grabinger,Joanna C. Dunlap

RICH ENVIRONMENTS FOR ACTIVE LEARNING: A DEFINITION   (Citations: 70)
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Rich environments for active learning, or REALs, are comprehensive instructional systemsthat evolve from and are consistent with constructivist philosophies and theories. To embodya constructivist view of learning, REALs:. promote study and investigation within authentic contexts;. encourage the growth of student responsibility, initiative, decision making, and intentionallearning; cultivate collaboration among students and teachers;. utilize dynamic, interdisciplinary, generative...
Journal: Alt-j , 1996
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    • ...While learning activities could be considered under pedagogy, we felt it appropriate to give these items a separate ring in the framework, based on our experience and the importance the research literature attributes to students' active learning in general and to physical activity and hands-on experiences in authentic out-of-school learning environments in particular (Grabinger & Dunlap, 1995; Higgins & Nicol, 2002; Kahn, 2002)...

    Orly Moraget al. Assessing Learning in the Outdoors with the Field Trip in Natural Envi...

    • ...While learning activities could be considered under pedagogy, we felt it appropriate to give these items a separate ring in the framework, based on our experience and the importance the research literature attributes to students' active learning in general and to physical activity and hands-on experiences in authentic out-of-school learning environments in particular (Grabinger & Dunlap, 1995; Higgins & Nicol, 2002; Kahn, 2002)...

    Orly Moraget al. Assessing Learning in the Outdoors with the Field Trip in Natural Envi...

    • ...General consensus states that a learning agent must be situated in an experiencerich, complex environment for the emergence of intelligence [1,2]...

    István Szitaet al. Monte-Carlo Tree Search in Settlers of Catan

    • ...Furthermore, Grabinger and Dunlap [27] consider how authentic learning, based on constructivist principles encourages student responsibility, initiative and decision making, thereby promoting higher-order thinking that helps students develop rich and complex knowledge structures...

    Michelle Honey. Supporting Workforce Development of Nurses: Exploiting the Synergies B...

    • ...especially difficult. Questions of design for online research communities can draw on the heritage of e-learning approaches from these early constructivist approaches to the shared and collaborative generation of knowledge (Hiltz 1994; Paulsen 1995), through examples that stressed the need for active examination of real problems (Grabinger and Dunlap 1996) and more recent orthodoxies that stress the importance of fostering collaboration ...
    • ...Community problem solving and solution building in richly resourced e-learning spaces characterise the Rich Environments for Active Learning (REALS) approach to online environment design promoted by Grabinger and Dunlap ((Grabinger and Dunlap 1996; Grabinger and Batty 1998; Grabinger and Duffield 1998)...

    Claire Cassidyet al. Building communities of educational enquiry

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