Daily Archives: May 3, 2004

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Liz lawley on Teaching New Technologies

Nice post at Liz’s mamamusings:: http://mamamusings.net/archives/2004/05/03/teaching_new_technologies.php I enjoy Liz’s stuff a lot. This one I particularly liked. As a fella who someday would like to teach, this bit was interesting: The future, I think, is to let go of the traditional approach of teaching how to do things in a specific language, and instead offer a more studio-like environment in which students are given access to resources and tools, and then work on developing a project. (We teach most of our classes in ?studio mode,? but in most cases they?re far from real studio approaches?they?re lectures with occasional hands-on exercises.) […]