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Advanced Learning Technologies, IEEE International Conference on (2003)
Athens, Greece
July 9, 2003 to July 11, 2003
ISBN: 0-7695-1967-9
pp: 2
Sarah Murray , Dublin City University
James Ryan , Dublin City University
Claus Pahl , Dublin City University
Teaching database engineers involves a variety of learning activities. A strong focus is on practical problems that go beyond the acquisition of knowledge. Skills and experience are equally important. We propose a virtual apprenticeship model for the knowledge- and skills-oriented Web-based education of database students. We adapt the classical cognitive apprenticeship theory to the Web context utilising scaffolding and activity theory. The choice of educational media and the forms of student interaction with the media are central success criteria.

J. Ryan, S. Murray and C. Pahl, "A Tool-Mediated Cognitive Apprenticeship Approach for a Computer Engineering Course," Advanced Learning Technologies, IEEE International Conference on(ICALT), Athens, Greece, 2003, pp. 2.
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