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AuthorVenkatesh, Murali. author
TitleLearning-in-Community [electronic resource] : Reflections on Practice / by Murali Venkatesh, Ruth V. Small, Janet Marsden
ImprintDordrecht : Springer Netherlands : Imprint: Springer, 2003
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-010-0225-7
Descript VII, 122 p. online resource

SUMMARY

Many of the titles on active/experiential learning concepts are focused on the K-12 setting. They are often how-to books, rather than theory-based. Learning-in-Community extends Kolb's experiential learning theory to community-based projects. It takes a conceptually-grounded approach to active learning through technology-based projects. The book traces the conceptual and operational development of learning-in-community over the decade that we have used it in our teaching. It concludes by outlining a logical next step in efforts to democratize technology: social activism. Training the new ICT professional at a time of significant inequality in access to ICTs would be seriously inadequate if it ignored social responsibility. This book is intended for faculty of undergraduate and graduate-level courses in information technology, business and management


CONTENT

1 Introduction -- 2 An extended model of learning -- 3 Locating learning -- 4 Evaluating learning -- 5 Implementing the extended model of learning -- 6 Toward a radical view of practice -- References


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