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Building Rigor, Relevance, and Relationships in a Social Studies Classroom through Technology: A Teacher Action Research

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Title:Building Rigor, Relevance, and Relationships in a Social Studies Classroom through Technology: A Teacher Action Research
Authors:Guerrero Abes, Katrina
Keywords:technology
web-based curriculum
social studies
LC Subject Headings:Education, Secondary
Date Issued:01 May 2012
Abstract:The use of technology outside of the secondary classroom has grown tremendously in the 21st century. This research project explored how technology, particularly a web-based curriculum and other web 2.0 tools, enhanced their learning in a meaningful way for 21st century learners in a Social Studies classroom. Studies show that there is a problematic relationship between the purpose of technology and how it is utilized. Through multi methods such as observation, interviews, reflection logs, and survey, this research project sough to find how technology can be used to build rigor, relevance, and relationships within the Social Studies classroom. From this study, students have the following with this type of integration: learning from each other, freedom of expression and creativity, building voice, skill building, knowledge construction, resonance, and continuous learning.
Description:MEd. Curriculum Studies
Pages/Duration:108 pages
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/62040
Rights:All UHM dissertations and theses are protected by copyright. They may be viewed from this source for any purpose, but reproduction or distribution in any format is prohibited without written permission from the copyright owner.
Appears in Collections: Curriculum Studies Plan B Projects - 2012


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