Meaningful Learning With Technology
Chapter 4 & 5
Collaborative Writing With Technology
Concept mapping is a method of organizing thoughts in a manner which allow students to flow clearly and logically. Occasionally referred to as clusters or concept webs, concept maps include a central theme or topic and related branches showing how the ideas are connected. Writers often find concept mapping to be a powerful tool in generating and categorizing ideas in a logical, hierarchical fashion. Often the use of concept maps allows writers to work more quickly and efficiently. Learner could be engaged in different activities like: brainstorming, structuring the flow of their writing, generating text to be used in their written product, editing texting, and negotiating meaning of any of these task.
Modeling With Technology
Peer Feedback on Writing
Having students give feedback to one another on their papers can have many advantages: the students get opportunities to develop their ability to give constructive feedback, they receive advice on their drafts, they have a broader audience for their work than just a single instructor, and they see different approaches other students have taken in responding to an assignment.